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    Broadmoor Specifications


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    Model BROADMOOR - 8 hp.
    Engine Briggs & Stratton  4-cycle air-cooled  single-cylinder. 8 hp.,19.44 cu. in. displacement. Synchro-balanced with counter-rotating counter-weights to reduce vibration.   Fuel capacity 4 qts.
    Starting Easy-Spin 12 volt electric starter/ generator with 32 ampere-hour battery, 2-stage voltage regulator. Key ignition switch with neutral interlock to prevent starting in gear.
    Transmission All-gear transmission.   Three speeds forward, one reverse.  
    Speeds 1.07 to 3.81 mph. forward, to 3.81 mph. in reverse.  
    Rear Axle Controlled Traction Differential, combining true differential action with limited-slip traction.
    Frame Electrically welded heavy gauge steel frame. One-piece channel construction.
    Power Take-off Three. At front, center and rear. Front and center operate independently of vehicle drive.  
    Clutch-brake On one pedal. Top of travel declutches, further travel controls brake. Separate lock provides parking brake.
    Steering ratio 3-1/3:1 gear reduction.
    Turning radius 22" inside rear tire.
    Tires Pneumatic. Terra tread. 18 x 9.50-8 tubeless in   rear; tube-type 5.30 X 6 in front.
    (without attachments)
    29 ½" wide, 58 ¼" long,
    33-9/16" high.
    41 ½" wheelbase.
    Rotary Mower Size 36" Height adjustable, 1-5/8" to 3-1/8"
    Seat Deluxe contour padded.


    [Source: Brochure, Simplicity 1970, Form 869, courtesy of William Harm]




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