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CCAT pedal grinder
THE PEDAL POWERED GRINDER
By Bart Orlando
|CCAT Pedal Power Grinder|
A fanbelt is wrapped around the outer circumference of the flywheel of the exercise bike and around a pulley mounted on the same drive shaft that the grinding stone and wire brush are mounted. The shaft is supported by two bearing assemblies. A 24 inch wheel rim is welded to the outer circumference of the flywheel in order to keep the belt on track.
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