2001 - Volume #25, Issue #5, Page #35[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Home-Built Small-Sized Earth Mover
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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