My latest project- I have a cheapo generator and the recoil broke. The
design is such that failure is pretty much guaranteed- the engine has no
primer and needs to be pulled over quickly to start. The recoil is made of
truly crappy plastic which tears like paper if the rope is pulled quickly.
So I made a hub that I can wrap a rope around- just like the old days.
Simple and reliable.
Here's how I made it:
You might have to click on the pictures to view them full size.
14 years ago