Rototiller: Graham Paige Motors Corp.

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Rototiller Graham Paige Motors Corp.

Rototiller, Graham Paige Motors Corp. engine.

Photo courtesy Dave Gillis

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Manufacturer: Graham Paige Motors Corp., Detroit, Michigan
Year: 1947
Model: B-17
HP: 5
Displacement: 23 cubic inches
Bore: 3-inch
Stroke: 3-1/4-inch
Ignition: Magneto, Fairbanks-Morse
Additional info: 2-cycle engine. “Rototiller is the official name of the machine,” owner Dave Gillis says, “but they lost the patent and then everyone else’s machines were called rototillers, the same as lawnmowers.”

Owner: Dave Gillis, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

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