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Old 10-11-2018, 11:57 AM
bunkclimber bunkclimber is offline
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I have been planning on making one myself,I have dimensions that will allow it to be built from one 4x8 steel plate..my design is a 36"diameter circle and a 12"wall section 96"L that has to be rolled to form the wall on top of the 36"circle..there are a lot of videos on u-tube of the 'Bama' brand mixer like the design you describe..One can make a drive arrangement from a pickup truck axle with deep gears to slow the rotation of the mixing paddle..my plan was to use morse chain and gears underneath working with the axle gears to slow the rotation of the mixer and build in torque.Im thinking 5hp should be enough to do it once gear reducted.
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