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Re: NFC: telephone

From:           	Moontanman at aol_com
Date sent:      	Thu, 4 Mar 1999 18:25:20 EST
To:             	nfc at actwin_com, nanfa at aquaria_net
Subject:        	NFC: telephone
Send reply to:  	nfc at actwin_com

> OK, I know I have asked this question before and received a less than warm
> welcome due to the legal implications. I need to know how to make a hand
> cranked electric catfish rig more powerful. I have some idea's (trust me when
> I say that this is completely legal where I live and helps to keep down the
> populations of catfish caught between locks and damns on the river).  Any
> Idea's will be gratefully accepted. I have some questions of my own, first
> this is a hand cranked generator, I assume it puts out DC current. 
> 1 does the speed of the crank increase the voltage and amperage?
> 2 does the strength of the magnets around the armature increase the voltage
> and the amperage?
> 3 could electromagnets made with deep cycle trolling motor type batteries be
> used to make strong magnets to turn the armature through? I know heat would be
> a problem but water cooling might be able to overcome that.
> The basic question is how do you make the best possible hand cranked catfish
> telephone rig? I have tried the news groups around catfishing but all I get is
> derision from people that refuse to believe electrofishing is legal or
> ethical. Under the unusual circumstances in this on spot it is both. Can
> someone or a group of people help me with this? Thanks guys, I knew you'd come
> through!
>                                                           Moon



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