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Portable Stank-By Generator Mounts On Fram Of Junked Garden Tractor
Lloyd Meffert, Rettick, Ill.: He put together a portable stand-by generator that mounts on the frame of a junked garden tractor. The tractor motor powers the generator via an electric-operated clutch-type pulley. The generator is a 5,000-watt Generac.
  He made the frame towable with a hitch point on what had been the back of the tractor. He welded the front axle solid. An electric control box on the tractor activates the electric clutch to engage the generator.

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2000 - Volume #24, Issue #2