Re: Rescue Minor Transmission
- --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, Kenneth Grome
>You made me check Kubota's web site. Their B7800 is a 4 cyl with
> I agree Mike, and I am very interested in using the drive
> system Tom C. just described in my Tolman Seabright skiff.
> My boat's a lot heavier than Robb White's boat of course, so
> I want an engine that's bigger than 20 HP, but if they are
> available up to 35 HP I guess that's no problem.
> Ken Grome
> Bagacay Boatworks
30 gross hp, whatever that means because the PTO hp is 22. What's the
difference? I don't know.
I just popped over to Kubota's industrial engine site and they have
any horsepower you could want but I don't know if that bell housing
would bolt on. Oh yeah gross hp is Intermittant just read it.
Just another thought, these engines are used in all kinds of custom
equipment and sometimes they run a driveshaft with U joints off the
> >Gross HP is at the flywheel with no attachments.
> You made me check Kubota's web site. Their B7800 is a 4 cyl with
> 30 gross hp, whatever that means because the PTO hp is 22. What's the
> difference? I don't know.
PTO (power take off) HP is after it goes through a gear train to reduce
it to 540 rpm. Gross HP is rated- PTO is actual and can be observed on
a dyno. For most applications go with PTO. (30 years in the tractor