Simple outboard motor powered by a cordless drill

Simple outboard motor powered by a cordless drill

This video from instructables shows a really simple way to make an outboard motor from a cordless drill. The drive shaft is a 10 mm wire rod that is attached to a right angle drill-head with a 3-blade propeller. You can extend the run time of this DIY outboard by adding an external battery. It would be really cool to add a solar panel on the dock that charges the battery when not in use.

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