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Old 18-12-2005, 03:39 AM   #1
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The invention of the stern drive

Rather a long read but sort of interesting. Well I think it is anyway.

http://www.rbbi.com/folders/pat/isd.htm
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Old 18-12-2005, 11:09 AM   #2
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theres no way you could get me to read all of that!!!!
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Old 18-12-2005, 11:37 AM   #3
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You should, it's well interesting!

I found it once yonks ago on the net, but had forgotten about it.

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Old 18-12-2005, 01:31 PM   #4
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Cool story.

Unfortunately, when I used the patent no. link, hoping to see the drawings, it took me to IBM.
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Old 18-12-2005, 02:26 PM   #5
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Try this one :

http://freepatentsonline.com/4650428.html
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Thanx, FF.
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