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Robert E McAuliffe: State of charge indicator. Outboard Marine Corporation, Michael Best & Friedrich, May 28, 1985: US04520353 (158 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for producing a visual signal of the state of charge of a battery selectively connected and disconnected from an external load. A test load is connected to the battery for a predetermined period of time to draw a current pulse from the battery when the battery is disconnected ...


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Larry L Anderson, Lawrence W Shumaker, Russell J Van Rens: Circuit for a power operated machine. Outboard Marine Corporation, Michael Best & Friedrich, April 1, 1980: US04195722 (94 worldwide citation)

A circuit interconnecting a source of electrical energy with a power operated machine. The circuit comprises an interlock device including a motion switch which is adapted to be removably attached to the machine operator's body. The motion switch is movable between a normally deactivated position to ...


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David E Rawlings, Gene F Baltz, Mark D Whiteside: Marine propulsion device including a fuel injected, four-cycle internal combustion engine. Outboard Marine Corporation, Michael Best & Friedrich, May 10, 1994: US05309885 (49 worldwide citation)

An internal combustion engine comprising an engine block including a combustion chamber, a fuel vapor separator, a fuel supply mechanism for introducing fuel to the combustion chamber, a conduit communicating between the fuel vapor separator and the fuel supply mechanism for introducing fuel, and a ...


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Mark L Cozine, David G Ferguson, Loren F Hansen, Mark E Lamb: Turf aerating apparatus. Outboard Marine Corporation, John T Synnestvedt, Richard D Weber, September 19, 1989: US04867244 (48 worldwide citation)

A walk-behind turf aerating apparatus includes two pairs of tine arm assemblies, each assembly having a pair of vertically reciprocating tine arms for driving coring tines into the turf. A tine arm return mechanism includes a gear box for each pair of tine arms, the lower ends of the tine arms being ...


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Frank W Kenik, Ronald J Jensen, James J Bayer, David F Allgeyer, Richard R McCarthy, Thomas A Miceli: Apparatus and method for parts assembly. Outboard Marine Corporation, Welsh & Katz, April 11, 1989: US04821197 (48 worldwide citation)

A system for manufacturing multiple component assemblies utilizing semi-automatic computer-assisted material handling. The system comprises a plurality of component selection cells each having an alphanumeric display to display a selected assembly model description and a plurality of component bins ...


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Jeffrey A Olson, M Jeremy Lieb: Automatic trim system. Outboard Marine Corporation, Michael Best & Friedrich, January 12, 1988: US04718872 (47 worldwide citation)

A control for adjusting the trim of a motor boat having a drive unit mounted on the boat for adjustment of the thrust angle relative to the boat. A trim motor adjusts the drive unit relative to the boat. A boat speed responsive pick up and control provides an output signal indicative of boat speed. ...


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Donald E Broman, Loren F Hansen, Donald J Huber: Grass/lawn debris handling system. Outboard Marine Corporation, John T Synnestvedt, Richard D Weber, December 1, 1987: US04709541 (46 worldwide citation)

A grass/lawn debris handling system for a lawn mower having a side grass discharge duct includes a rigid hopper mounted on the side of the mower proximate tha grass discharge duct. A substantially vertical chute mounted on the discharge duct communicates at its lower end with the duct and at its upp ...


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William R Krueger, Daniel R Dykstra, David W Windstein: Alternator with mechanically adjustable output. Outboard Marine Corporation, Jones Day Reavis & Pogue, November 10, 1998: US05834874 (44 worldwide citation)

Proportional control of the output of an alternator achieved mechanically to change the reluctance of the magnetic path between the stator and the rotor and thereby change the electrical output of the alternator.


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Anthony P Prince: Single lever control. Outboard Marine Corporation, Michael Best & Friedrich, November 5, 1991: US05062516 (42 worldwide citation)

A single level control comprising a housing, a control lever pivotally mounted on the housing and adapted to be operably connected to an engine throttle and to a clutch, a warning horn connected to the housing and adapted to be operably connected to an engine for providing a warning signal when an e ...


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Loren F Hansen: Self-propelled aerating device. Outboard Marine Corporation, Michael Best & Friedrich, November 5, 1985: US04550783 (41 worldwide citation)

A self-propelled aerator including a chassis having a handle, an aerator rotor, and an engine having an idle speed. A throttle operatively connected with the engine is movable between a normally idle position for operating the engine at the idle speed and an advanced position for operating the engin ...