Re: [mowbot] deveretts cutting head

Dave Everett (Deverett nospam at
Fri, 11 Oct 1996 08:15:55 +1000

DON AUTRY wrote:
> I might be able to figure something out for you but would need more
> specifics of what your trying to connect together. How about more detail.
> presume you have a shaft on the motor, need to know the diameter. What
> is on the whacker which needs to be hooked to?

Here are the details.

The coupling should be made from steel road (about 20mm diameter). The
total length should be 40mm. The first 20mm should be lathed down to
accept a 5/16 thread (this is how the head will attach). The other end
should have a 5mm hole drilled down to a depth of 10mm (for the motor
shaft). 5mm in from the motor end,a 1/8 threaded hole should be drilled
at right angles to the motor hole. The 1/8 threaded hole should extend
all the way to the motor hole (for locking the motor shaft with a small

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