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Posted March 03, 2015 - 05:21 PM

Horse with short legs should be able to pull more than one with long legs, if they are the same weight. Heavy horse should pull more than light horse. Leverage and gearing.  I could be wrong , just a thought. Noel  


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Posted March 03, 2015 - 05:43 PM

Come on, spring.


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Posted March 03, 2015 - 06:21 PM

Nowadays some industrial engines are rated in kilowatts. More confusion!!
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Posted March 03, 2015 - 06:39 PM

I seem to kill several hundred watts every month, so the electric company says!


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Posted March 03, 2015 - 06:48 PM

Come on, spring.

 

I see a science project coming up, once the snow is gone. :thumbs:

 

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Posted March 03, 2015 - 07:14 PM

If we're talking torque then we got to consider the knee & the hoof :)

Well, we can't have slippage, so you need to think horseshoes, too.

 

Horse with short legs should be able to pull more than one with long legs, if they are the same weight.

A longer torque wrench has more torque.


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Posted March 03, 2015 - 07:49 PM

The B John Deere was originally designed to replace 4 horses.


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Posted March 03, 2015 - 09:00 PM

How many horses does a John Deere B have? 20 ? Noel
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Posted March 03, 2015 - 09:07 PM

How many horses does a John Deere B have? 20 ? Noel

Horsepower 11.8 (drawbar) 16 (belt or PTO) "equal to a four-horse team"

A model B tractor would perform the same work as a four horse team, thereby replacing six to eight horses.

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Posted March 04, 2015 - 10:24 AM

I may be stepping out on a limb here but looking back to when gas engines were just getting started and the designers were trying to get them on the market. Here is how it went. The engine developer gathered a group of guys who's jobs were to clean up after the horses in the city. He put lab coats on them and passed them off as scientists. They went before the public and convinced them that this little engine could do the work of several horses and at a fraction of the cost. Little did these guys know that by making this claim and replacing the horse it would also cost them theit jobs. LOL
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Posted March 04, 2015 - 10:35 AM

I may be stepping out on a limb here but looking back to when gas engines were just getting started and the designers were trying to get them on the market. Here is how it went. The engine developer gathered a group of guys who's jobs were to clean up after the horses in the city. He put lab coats on them and passed them off as scientists. They went before the public and convinced them that this little engine could do the work of several horses and at a fraction of the cost. Little did these guys know that by making this claim and replacing the horse it would also cost them theit jobs. LOL

Glad you 'splained that for usn's!






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