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#1 earthgrinder OFFLINE  

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Posted September 08, 2015 - 07:47 PM

B1-6 Rototiller


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Posted September 08, 2015 - 08:33 PM

Pretty ..but would you use it in the dirt?


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Posted September 08, 2015 - 08:41 PM

Yes, eventually.


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Posted September 08, 2015 - 08:53 PM

Nice restoration. Love the unique 2 stroke sound...Dave


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Posted September 08, 2015 - 09:24 PM

Always a pretty sound..


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Posted September 08, 2015 - 09:25 PM

Wow, not good with 2 cycles, but that was a treat watching and listening. Thanks!


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Posted September 09, 2015 - 06:45 AM

Starts easy and just purrs!


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Posted September 09, 2015 - 07:13 AM

That makes me want my dirt bike back! 

 

Sure does sound sweet.  Nice job.  :thumbs:   Rick


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Posted September 09, 2015 - 07:26 AM

How about that. A ring-a-ding dirt slinger. 

Thanks for the video link. Neat sounding old tiller.  :thumbs:


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Posted September 09, 2015 - 09:06 AM

Beautiful tiller, Chuck !   :thumbs:

 

But, why did you make some old guy start it?  :poke:  :smilewink:

 

It is interesting to see how the rpm changes made the different parts vibrate at different speeds.

 

Thanks for posting the video.


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Posted September 09, 2015 - 12:47 PM

Beautiful tiller, Chuck !   :thumbs:

 

But, why did you make some old guy start it?  :poke:  :smilewink:

 

It is interesting to see how the rpm changes made the different parts vibrate at different speeds.

 

Thanks for posting the video.

Yes, you do not notice the parts moving as much until watching the video.  What is really noticeable is with it at a slow idle and  resting on that front shoe the whole tiller bounces up and down.  That shoe by the way is part of the setup for the rear sicklebar mower.  Because I added a reverse gearbox it is slightly front heavy.  With the 26" wide tilling setup it would probably be balanced.


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