||SOVEREIGN - 12 hp.
|Briggs & Stratton 4-cycle air-cooled single-cylinder.
12 hp., 30.16 cu. in. displacement. Synchro-ba
lanced with counter-rotating counterweights to reduce vibrations. Stellite
exhaust valve and seat. Horizontal crankshaft. Cast iron construction.
Fuel capacity 6 qts.
||Easy-Spin 12 volt electric starter/ generator
with 40 ampere-hour battery, 3-stage voltage regulator. Key ignition
switch with neutral interlock to prevent starting in gear.
||Variable Speed Drive unit
has 3 forward ranges, 1 reverse, permits instant changes in ground speed
without shifting or changing attachment speed. Hydrostatic Drive
||Variable Speed Drive: .8
to 6.1 mph. forward, to 3.14 mph. in reverse. Hydrostatic Drive: infinite
speeds to7 mph forward, to 4 mph reverse.
||Controlled Traction Differential, combining
true differential action with limited-slip traction.
||Electrically welded heavy gauge frame.
Inverted channel construction permits low mounting of large engine for low
center of gravity.
||Three. At front, center and rear. Operate
independently of vehicle drive.
||On one pedal. Top of travel declutches,
further travel controls brake. Separate lock provides parking brake.
||4.1:1 gear reduction.
||31-1/2" inside rear tire.
||Pneumatic. High-flotation 23 x 10.50-12 rear;
16 x 6.50-8 front.
|39" wide, 72" long,
|Rotary Mower Size
||42" or 48" Height adjustable, 1-5/8"
||Vinyl covered foam rubber, bucket
[Source: Brochure, Simplicity 1970,
Form 869, courtesy of William Harm]