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| December 2011/January 2012

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[Updated Dec. 17, 2019]

Air-cooled (Briggs & Stratton, Kohler, etc., valve and carb repair): Robert Blin, (319) 377-3339 |
Alamo: Gary Calvin, (517) 368-5895 |
Alma/McVicker: Roger Eldred, 10750 S. Vroman Rd., Shepherd, MI 48883 |
Althaus & Ewing registry: Mark Shulaw, Bluffton, OH |
Babbitt bearings/rebabbiting misc. engine machining: Larry Bunch,
Briggs & Stratton: Gene and Jessie Burmeister, Kewaunee, WI | (920) 255-6193 |
Buzz coils: John Weymiller, Box 427, Eitzen, MN 55931 | (507) 495-3256
Cars/1915 and earlier parts, brass car lights: David Kolzow, 615 East Union St., Earlville, IL 60518 | (815) 246-4545
Clinton, Briggs & Stratton: Jim Brewer, 1293 Stone Gables Dr., Elon, NC 27244 | (336) 707-3210 |
Dempster Mill Manufacturing Co.: Michael Buck, 3207 Huppe Lane, Berthoud, CO 80513 |
De La Vergne, Hornsby-Akroyd/diesel, oil, hit-and-miss, hot air: Michael P. Murphy,
Fairbanks-Morse Type T vertical engines, Eclipse 1, 2 and 3, Type D “salt block” and Z/ZC: David Lyon,
Fitch Four Drive tractors: Bob Hamilton, RR No. 1, Princeton, ON N0J 1V0 Canada | (519) 458-8466
George D. Pohl Mfg. Co.: Woody Sins, 3 Edna Terr., New Hartford, NY 13413 |
Gilson: Bob Bolhuis, RR No. 4, Aylmer, ON N5H 2R3 Canada | (519) 765-3337(h)/(226) 448-0220(c) |
Gray: Matthew Oldenburg,
Haas tractors and engines: Jason Haas,
Hercules: Keith Kinney |;
Hit-and-miss engines (Maytag Model 92, International LA/LB): Clifton McDaniel, 65 South Macon St., Reynolds, GA 31076 | (478) 951-5517 |
Ingeco, Venn-Severin, drag saws and log saws: Chris Jerue, P.O. Box 1474, Bremerton, WA 98337 |
Jacob Haish Mfg. Co. “Chanticleer” registry: Jeff J. Marshall, DeKalb, IL |;
Jacobson, Bullseye, Maynard/Warren County PA-made engines: Don Worley, 7 Verbeck St., Warren, PA 16365 | (814) 730-4183 |;
John Deere: Mitch Malcolm, Otterfall, MN | (218) 367-2819 |
Krueger Atlas/Atlas: Gordon Green, P.O. Box 157, Medina, TX 78055 | (830) 285-1955 |;
Little Woodsman drag saws: Otto Ray, Jerome, ID |
Lorenz and Benz: Arnie Fero, Pittsburgh, PA |
Magnetos, engine/valve timing: Merlin (Marty) Meyer, Orcutt, CA | (805) 937-4827
Maytag: Pat Barrett, Brookhaven, MS |
Maytag: Robert Blin, (319) 377-3339 |
Maytag: Zach Northway, 245 Elm St., Le Mars, IA 51031 | (712) 490-5596 |
Maytag: Mark Shulaw, Bluffton, OH |
McDuff: Jeff Fay, (603) 293-8000 |
Nordberg diesels: Gregory Hahn, Franklin, WI |
Novo engine manuals, “ROLLR” decals and Novo Co. info (no parts): Dale Russell, 704 Church St., Neodesha, KS 66757 | (620) 325-8963 |
Oddball engines: Robert Johnson,
Reeves pulley: Mike Tyler, 749 N. Campbell St., Ridgecrest, CA 93555 |
Root & VanDervoort parts: Mike Schlender, (715) 823-6702
Rumely (OilPull tractors/company history): Odie Garfield, P.O. Box 58, Munger, MI 48747 |;
Scott & Ewing registry: Mark Shulaw, Bluffton, OH |
Small engines (Maytag, Briggs & Stratton, Clinton, REO): Joey Bolyard |;
Stover registry: Joe Maurer, 797 S. Silberman Rd., Pearl City, IL 61062 | (815) 443-2223 |
Taylor vacuum engines: Rick Inzero |;
Wallace (Glasgow) sleeve valve engines: John A. Burgoyne, 106 Stoney Ridge Rd., Azle, TX 76020 | (817) 401-0320
Waterloo igniters, Kansas City Faultless igniters: JR Cooney, (937) 244-0476 |
Waterloo, Majestic and Southern registry: Jimmy Priestley, 523 Courtney Ann Dr., McMinnville, TN 37110 | (931) 808-8175 |
Worthington golf course tractors: Don Collins, 2540 Fox Road, Bath, PA 18014 | (610) 837-1732 |

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