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Maytag 92, Practical contemporary applications?


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Hi folks. i'm new to the fold. Just picked up a 92 and have ordered a few parts to get it started. It needs a plug and plug wire, minimum. After that, who knows? I'm focused on getting it running first, then overhauling followed by complete restoration.

SN #320843. Curious if anyone can identify the year for me and any other info the SN might reveal.

My big question is what practical contemporary applications have you seen for the engine?

On Youtube, I have seen one power an ice cream maker and a grinding wheel.Haven't seen much else.

I'm a blacksmith and woodworker. I have a primitive blacksmith forge with no electricity and see a couple of possible uses if I can rig them up: Belt grinder, a home brew power hacksaw, and if powerful enough, a sort of mini dragsaw. That last one may be too much to hope for.

I'm especially interested to hear of real examples of people using them for metal or woodworking, but would love to hear some other practical creative uses.

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Jeff

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In the land of BBQ and wild hogs, turn a spit
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Well if you can sell one to Franklins I want a free meal without having to wait in line for hours
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Well if you can sell one to Franklins I want a free meal without having to wait in line for hours
That setup would probably be hipster enough that he'd be interested.
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A small box fan is always welcome in the warmer months
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