Re: Hydraulic Flow Rates in reply to soundguy, 01-24-2013 08:19:29
I agree, if this was a business or even if I had a lot to split I would use the gas engine. But, I'm married, so "investment capital" is much harder to get then "operational cost." That means I can't buy either the PTO or gas engine pump, but spending $20 at a time on fuel several times is an easier expense to get approved.
Re: Hydraulic Flow Rates in reply to Brian in MA, 01-24-2013 09:32:21
Only a woman could rationalize that line of thinking... but I hear your problem. The 5600 will make about 12 at 2100 rpm. It'll mabey make 7-8 at a brisk idle. I'd try to get a big Prince pump as quick as I could. Not the little one, the big, 22 gpm one.
Just leave the Briggs engine to rot somewhere else.
Re: Hydraulic Flow Rates in reply to RodInNS, 01-24-2013 11:47:00
It's not necessarily about rationalizing, more about not wanting to go to the well again at this point. Once I have a usable tool it's easier to get upgrades. Now I just have a pile of parts. And I ordered the splitting wedge this morning and once she sees the credit card charge I'll have to explain that one too. I just remembered I have an old Howard Power Arm backhoe with a PTO pump, I'll have to dig that out of the snow to see what flow that pump is, maybe I already own the solution. Thanks for the info.
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