1985 - Volume #9, Issue #5, Page #25[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Portable Power Unit
The drive wheel of his motorcycle rides on two cylinders, each of which is fitted with pulleys at either end. Depending on what machine he needs to power, he'll run V-belts off either end.
"I've used it to run air compressors, water pumps, generators, sheep shearing machinery, a concrete mixer, and many other machines," McLennan told FARM SHOW. Power output depends on the strength of the powering wheel.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Bill McLennan, Rt. 2, Pukekura, R.D. 2, Cambridge, New Zealand.
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