Desktop V-Twin Engine

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A V-Twin engine running on your desk? Why not. Sure to impress your visitors at the office. No risk to attract the attention of EPA or CARB. This one runs using butane and a full load of it will make it run during 10 minutes during which time I promise you will not be able to accomplish any desk tasks

It is stated to be balanced to keep the vibrations to a minimum and the noise it produces is no louder than a blender! Not running it’s a beautiful piece conceived by a German engineering company, built using 2 x 1 1/2 cc cylinders and stainless steel exhaust system.

Solid brass flywheel, magneto sending an electric signal to the 2 spark plugs igniting the butane…In action, you get the chance to be hypnotized just by looking at the movements of the valve rods, crossheads and crankshafts.  To use in a ventilated room…Weighting 5.2 lb. Size 7″ L x 5″ W x 9″ H. Expected shipping date is April 12, 2010. But it will set you back $1000. At Hammacher Schlemmer.

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14 Responses to “Desktop V-Twin Engine”


  1. 1 Patrick Jansen Jan 26th, 2010 at 10:44 am

    I want one. I don’t know why, but I do.

  2. 2 Jeff Nicklus Jan 26th, 2010 at 11:09 am

    This is friggin cool! I want one as well!

    Over & Out,

    Jeff

  3. 3 raycwheeler Jan 26th, 2010 at 12:34 pm

    to cool for school.

    raycwheeler usa

  4. 4 ian Jan 26th, 2010 at 3:34 pm

    its a step up from a Newtons Cradle – or a stress ball!

  5. 5 Conrad Nicklus Jan 26th, 2010 at 6:07 pm

    I want one!!!!

  6. 6 bigalyts Jan 27th, 2010 at 7:29 am

    .Should be Standard Equipment in any V-Twin Cycle shop,even in this Economy!It will have to be on the Boss’s Desk

  7. 7 Troy Jan 27th, 2010 at 9:45 am

    This is too cool! By adding a small leather belt & an old pencil sharpener, this would be very useful & could possible be considered a tax write off as a new tool.

  8. 8 Buffalo Jan 27th, 2010 at 9:52 am

    $1000.00? might as well put an old v-twin that ‘s just laying around the shop on your desk…..

  9. 9 A 1 cycles inc. Jan 27th, 2010 at 5:16 pm

    leather belt to a 90 degree box and you have your new butane powered v-twin blender…way cool

  10. 10 Joe Skonecki Jan 28th, 2010 at 6:55 pm

    Awesome! I want one too!
    Many possibilities. Hmmmm.
    Think I might hook it up to the door bell some how. Shop gets loud. I can see a small compressor with air horns.

  11. 11 liuchuang Jan 30th, 2010 at 11:05 pm

    IT IS AWESOME.

  12. 12 jeff & robbie Feb 1st, 2010 at 1:42 pm

    A grand?… not in this economy. Still tryin’ to stay alive!

  13. 13 Jim Gianatsis Feb 1st, 2010 at 3:01 pm

    Install it in a Barbie tricycle, hook up a belt drive to the flywheel, my spoiled pet hamster will love it!

    Great for powering adult toys as well…. 🙂

  14. 14 kiri Feb 2nd, 2010 at 3:51 am

    just conceived in Germany or also built here in Germany? Maybe the price is more interesting in Euro.

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