Foot pound

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Foot´ pound`

1.(Mech.) A unit of energy, or work, being equal to the work done in raising one pound avoirdupois against the force of gravity through a vertical distance of one foot.
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D10x15 Navigator - The self contained D10x15 horizontal directional boring machine has a 50 hp diesel engine delivering 1,500 foot pounds of rotational torque and 10,000 pounds of pullback force.
I would call 30 to 35 foot pounds absolute minimum for pronghorn to deer-sized animals, granted an efficient broadhead design is chosen.
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The machine develops 80,000 pounds of pullback, 12,000 foot pounds of torque, and has a 200 gpm onboard drilling fluid pump.
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