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krissmckay
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Quote krissmckay Replybullet Topic: What rotovator do I have
    Posted: 27 Nov 2012 at 8:58pm
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Can anyone telle anything about this rotovator as I am about to refurb it many tjanks
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Quote spider Replybullet Posted: 27 Nov 2012 at 10:06pm
Nope you got meConfused but welcomeBig%20smile im sure someone will let you know what it is and  tell you all about it Smile
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Quote series1gem Replybullet Posted: 27 Nov 2012 at 10:25pm
I'm guessing its a honda but have only got a small screen to view it on.
If it isnt orange it isnt a rotavator
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Quote alan Replybullet Posted: 27 Nov 2012 at 10:26pm

Had a look and increased the image size, was thinking it might be a Honda too.

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Quote wristpin Replybullet Posted: 27 Nov 2012 at 10:39pm
Certainly has a Japanese look. Does the engine lift off with a "quick release"?
If so may be a Solo.
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Quote jtg1 Replybullet Posted: 27 Nov 2012 at 10:46pm
engine definately has the cuboid look of a solo
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Quote will_haggle Replybullet Posted: 28 Nov 2012 at 6:12am
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engine definately has the cuboid look of a solo






It is a Solo, this is my engine unit, if you twist the engine it will come off, it could then be fitted to a rotary mower or a generator. I've got the generator. made in Germany in the '70's-I'd guess. I've got a parts list but it's in German....
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Quote will_haggle Replybullet Posted: 28 Nov 2012 at 6:14am


Power unit fitted on the generator....
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Quote Charlie Replybullet Posted: 28 Nov 2012 at 9:47am
Looks like another result for our forum. Amazing how the Solo was mentioned only days ago in another topic and hey presto one turns up. A nice find.
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Quote jtg1 Replybullet Posted: 28 Nov 2012 at 10:38am
it's amazing, after years of searching, you finally turn up something, you think is rare, unusual, or just plain different, then to find out everyones got one hidden at the back of the shed!!! must be something to do with the magnetic properties of metal.
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Quote Dieselhead Replybullet Posted: 28 Nov 2012 at 5:32pm
Its looks very Stihl like your engine Alan
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Quote will_haggle Replybullet Posted: 28 Nov 2012 at 10:39pm
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Its looks very Stihl like your engine Alan

I've Stihl got a Solo chainsaw as well!
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Quote old mower man Replybullet Posted: 15 Dec 2012 at 11:17pm
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engine definately has the cuboid look of a solo


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It is a Solo, this is my engine unit, if you twist the engine it will come off, it could then be fitted to a rotary mower or a generator. I've got the generator. made in Germany in the '70's-I'd guess. I've got a parts list but it's in German....

Hi.
The engine you have is the SOLO COMBI-272 and as you say is the power unit for several attachments I have one and had not seen another until now .
I have some of the attachments that go with the engine ,the Combi 525 rotary mower , Combi 520 sickle bar mower,Combi garden tiller and the Combi 801 water pump also available the Combi post hole digger Combi compost shredder and even an outboard motor that the engine unit fitted on .
   I bought mine in the mid 1970's when I had the mower business it did not sell as it was quite expensive so I kept it for myself .

Robin

PS I think krissmckay's tiller is the SOLO-534.
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Quote wristpin Replybullet Posted: 15 Dec 2012 at 11:36pm
Believe that they even did a hedge cutter attachment for the power pack - must have been good for arm muscle and upper body development!
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