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Honda Genreator tapered shaft and adapting?


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08-10-08, 04:49 AM   #1  
Honda Motor, tapered shaft and adapting?

I have a 11hp honda motor that I want to turn into the power source for a wood splitter but, the shaft is tapered and I am looking for a way to adapt it to a standard keyway shaft. It is 3/4" at the base and tapers to 5/8 no keyway. And the hydraulic pump is 1/2" with a keyway. Any Ideas will be gratly appreciated!

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08-11-08, 12:11 AM   #2  
I'm pretty sure an 11 hp engine will break a 1/2" shaft fairly easily. Sounds like you're not evenly matching the engine to the pump.

You can replace the crankshaft, or take it out and have a machine shop turn it down enough to get a straight section and cut a keyway.


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