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Home-Built Small-Sized Earth Mover
I'd like to share with your readers a small-sized earth mover I built.
  It's a twin engine 4-WD Caterpillar earthmover with a 16 hp. engine on front and a 13 hp. engine on back. Both engines are Vanguard series Briggs and Strattons. It's fitted with Sundstrand transaxles taken from older Wheelhorse tractors. The tires are 6-ply.
  There's a separate hydraulic pump with a priority valve to the steering. The machine is 12 ft., 2 in. long and weighs 2,200 lbs. (Bernie Thom, P.O. Box 124, Marlette, Mich. 48453 ph 989 635-6986)

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2001 - Volume #25, Issue #5