Hover Craft Shopvac Size
Date: April 2003
I am building a hover craft in the classroom, much like the one discussed on your
web site. I was wondering how powerful of a Shopvac do I need to purchase to lift a 3-4 ft
diameter hover craft? Thanks for your help.
I never got my shop vac to work here, but instead used a leaf blower. It had more uumph.
Certainly the 1.5 HP shop vac's are too small, maybe the 4.5 HP ones? Keep a good seal between
the air supply and the platform, and a good seal between the platform and the ground.
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