||BROADMOOR - 8 hp.
||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.
||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.
||All-gear transmission. Three speeds
forward, one reverse.
||1.07 to 3.81 mph. forward, to 3.81 mph. in
||Controlled Traction Differential, combining
true differential action with limited-slip traction.
||Electrically welded heavy gauge steel frame.
One-piece channel construction.
||Three. At front, center and rear. Front and
center operate independently of vehicle drive.
||On one pedal. Top of travel declutches,
further travel controls brake. Separate lock provides parking brake.
||3-1/3:1 gear reduction.
||22" inside rear tire.
||Pneumatic. Terra tread. 18 x 9.50-8 tubeless
in rear; tube-type 5.30 X 6 in front.
||29½" wide, 58¼" long,
|Rotary Mower Size
||36" Height adjustable, 1-5/8" to
||Deluxe contour padded.
[Source: Brochure, Simplicity 1970,
Form 869, courtesy of William Harm]