The Blender; Progress and a deadline

Well, the Chili Cook-off is coming up and I’ve been a little bit busy lately trying to get the blender up and running for this year’s event. Between the freehand frame to carry it, and the beat-up gas tank from a chopper, my hands have been full and the garage has been covered in slag. The first order of business has been to get the engine in the frame and  running. And it does:

Now of course comes the hard part. How do I shoehorn it in and make it look good and work? More to come… I’m going to try to hammer this one out in the next few days.