Pedal-Powered Power Tools

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Tool Concept
Description: 
A stationary human powered generator that provides a power take off to run various other tools


Primary problem statement:
I am a farmer and I want a tool to replace my tractor for low horsepower jobs where human power is sufficient because it's possible depending on the job and better for my health..
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Here's a list of documents on pedal power machines that I have downloaded in the past couple months:

forage chopper pedal powered.docx
human powered chaff cutter.pdf
human powered chaff cutter output.pdf
human powered flywheel optimization.pdf
human powered paddy harvester.pdf
human powered trip hammer.pdf
pedal chaff cutter.pdf
pedal driven unit.pdf
pedal flour mill.pdf
pedal powered Blender Mayapedal.pdf
pedal powered ice cream maker.pdf
pedal powered nursery fertilizer mixer.pdf
pedal powered pump.pdf
Pedal Powered Soap_Mixer_ny0207.pdf
pedal water distiller.pdf

One classic pedal powered machine is Rodale's "Energy Cycle" in "Pedal Power In Work, Leisure and Transportation"

http://farmhack.org/sites/default/files/forum/Pedal_Power_In_Work_Leisur...

Relevant chapter starts on pdf pg 67.