British anzani

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Chris
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British anzani

Hi All - I am a newbie to the site, so here goes.

I have just got my second Anzani. A curious machine, the newer one more so.

My first was the regular Lawnrider. It had one driven wheel, (1 x 4") no way to drive it without running the cutter, and no brakes. On this one the epicyclical drive sat under the motor.

The newer one has a brake which rubs on the roller, a twin driven wheel (2 x 4"), and a sprung jockey pulley which when applied relaxes the cutter belt to disengage the cutter.  On this one the epicyclical drive sits in front of the motor. It almost looks like a prototype. 

Any thoughts from the experts?