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I have an auger engine that is working just fine and would love to do something fun and useful with :D? Answered

The auger engine is working fine, but the arms of the auger have been shattered. I took the engine with throttle cable off the frame and tossed the frame out with the trash. I now have this gas powered engine just sitting in my garage begging me to do something fun with it!

Lets put our collective heads together here and find something to do. I was thinking of hooking it to an alternator for a "good ol boy generator" but that seems plain. Any other ideas?

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Burf (author)2009-10-18

If it is an auger engine, I presume it has a vertical shaft. That will complicate many ideas for its use. <br /> I had an old vertical shaft lawnmower engine a while back and was looking around for a way to use it without having to devise some kind of gearbox to make an horizontal output and ran across a website that shows how to build a 12 volt electrical generator. As it turned out I ended up giving it to a neighbor who put it on another lawnmower.<br /> Here's the link, it might be something to look into.<br /> <br /> http://www.theepicenter.com/tow082099.html<br />

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Willard2.0 (author)Re-design2009-10-17

You took the words right out of my mouth!!!!!

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