Re: [bolger] Re: Lawn mower powered Really
- It has a jackshaft - there are a couple of pictures of Brenda Sue (and Mr.
Cooper) at http://home.internetcds.com/~lgbarker/DepoeBay/DepoeBay.html
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Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2001 9:03 PM
Subject: Re: [bolger] Re: Lawn mower powered Really
> That's Jim Cooper:
> Unfortunately the pictures don't show the powerplant installation well.
> There's a belt from the riding lawnmower's gearbox to the propeller shaft.
> There may, or may not, be a jackshaft between them (don't remember). The
> idea seems to work fine, but Jim has to do some work on getting his
> reduction ratio and prop matched up. Brenda Sue showed up at a messabout
> the Siuslaw River in September and she didn't do very well, I could pace
> her at just a bit above idle with my 2 horse Honda on my 15' sailing skiff
> (against the tide and wind or I would have been sailing! <g>), she should
> be doing much better with 5 horses.
> On Tue, 27 Nov 2001 07:40:44 -0000, Pat Pateson wrote:
> > ...
> > There is a fellow in Oregon that has put the whole
> > mower deck of a riding mower in a small boat.
> > Not a "Skimmer" though.
- Good picture! That's the one I should have taken. <g>
On Thu, 29 Nov 2001 07:18:19 -0800, Larry Barker wrote:
> It has a jackshaft - there are a couple of pictures of Brenda Sue (and Mr.
> Cooper) at http://home.internetcds.com/~lgbarker/DepoeBay/DepoeBay.html
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