List of Antique Gas Engine Researchers and Experts

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| December 2011/January 2012



Springfield gas engine

Don’t be modest about the knowledge you’ve acquired about gas engines; the entire hobby will benefit from your expertise.

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Are you knowledgeable about a specific company or engine? You can help keep old engines running by sharing your knowledge with the rest of the old engine community. Send us an email at editor@gasenginemagazine.com to add your expertise and contact information to the list. The GEM Experts list is updated regularly.

GEM Experts

(updated Oct. 4, 2017)

• Air-cooled (Briggs & Stratton, Kohler, etc., valve and carb repair): Robert Blin, (319) 377-3339; bblin@bser.com
• Alamo: Gary Calvin, (517) 368-5895 g.calvin@hotmail.com
• Alma/McVicker: Roger Eldred, 10750 S. Vroman Rd., Shepherd, MI; 48883 roaks30@gmail.com
• Associated/United igniters: Jim Albaitis, Ludington, MI; (231) 843-4442 jim@gyhtech.com
• Althaus & Ewing registry: Mark Shulaw, Bluffton, OH; frappi@wcoil.com
• Babbitt bearings/rebabbiting misc. engine machining: Larry Bunch wendyrocky2@gmail.com
• Briggs & Stratton: Gene and Jessie Burmeister, Kewaunee, WI; (920) 255-6193; aircooledobsession@hotmail.com
• 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; jlbrewer56@gmail.com
• Dempster Mill Manufacturing Co.: Michael Buck, 3207 Huppe Lane, Berthoud, CO 80513; mudybuck@msn.com
• De La Vergne, Hornsby-Akroyd/diesel, oil, hit-and-miss, hot air: Michael P. Murphy radio_murph@yahoo.com
• Fairbanks-Morse Type T vertical engines, Eclipse 1, 2 and 3, Type D “salt block” and Z/ZC: David Lyon; oldengines@msn.com
• Fitch Four Drive Tractors: Bob Hamilton, RR No. 1, Princeton, ON N0J 1V0 Canada; (519) 458-8466
• Fuller & Johnson: Stan Johnson, (941) 628-7819; fullerandjohnson@aol.com
• George D. Pohl Mfg. Co.: Woody Sins, 3 Edna Terr., New Hartford, NY 13413; hitnmiss1@juno.com
• Gilson: Bob Bolhuis, RR No. 4, Aylmer, ON N5H 2R3 Canada; (519) 765-3337(h)/(226) 448-0220(c); bolhuis@amtelecom.net
• Haas tractors and engines: Jason Haas; jasonrhaas88@gmail.com
• Hercules: Keith Kinney; kkinney@herculesengines.com; www.herculesengines.com
• Hit-and-miss engines (Maytag Model 92, International LA/LB): Clifton McDaniel, 65 South Macon St., Reynolds, GA 31076 (478) 951-5517; hitmiss1@yahoo.com
• Jacob Haish Mfg. Co. “Chanticleer” registry: Jeff J. Marshall, De Kalb, IL marshallJJ@juno.com; www.jacobhaishmfg.org
• Jacobson, Bullseye, Maynard/Warren County PA-made engines: Don Worley, 7 Verbeck St., Warren, PA 16365 (814) 730-4183; worley@westpa.net; www.jacobsonengines.com
• John Deere: Mitch Malcolm, Otterfall, MN (218) 367-2819; mitchmalcolm@hotmail.com
• Krueger Atlas/Atlas: Gordon Green, P.O. Box 157, Medina, TX 78055; (830) 285-1955; bln55@yahoo.com; www.kruegeratlas.com
• Little Woodsman dragsaws: Otto Ray, Jerome, ID; dragsawman2006@yahoo.com
• Lorenz and Benz: Arnie Fero, Pittsburgh, PA; fero_ah@city-net.com
• Magnetos, engine/valve timing: Merlin (Marty) Meyer, Orcutt, CA; (805) 937-4827
• Maytag: Pat Barrett, Brookhaven, MS; baracing@bellsouth.net
• Maytag: Robert Blin, (319) 377-3339; bser505@gmail.com
• Maytag: Zach Northway, 245 Elm St., Le Mars, IA 51031; (712) 490-5596; zach@northwayauctions.com
• Maytag: Mark Shulaw, Bluffton, OH; frappi@wcoil.com
• McDuff: Jeff Fay, (603) 293-8000; jfay@faysboatyard.com
• Nordberg diesels: Gregory Hahn, Franklin, WI; nblas575@gmail.com
• NOVO: Dale Russell, 704 Church St., Neodesha, KS 66757; (620) 325-8963; kb0wiz@yahoo.com
• Oddball engines: Robert Johnson; robjohn@midplains.coop
• Reeves pulley: Mike Tyler, 749 N. Campbell St., Ridgecrest, CA 93555; tylermn@earthlink.net
• Root & VanDervoort parts: Mike Schlender, (715) 823-6702
• Rumely (OilPull tractors/company history): Odie Garfield, PO Box 58, Munger, MI 48747; odiesrc@yahoo.com; www.rumely.com
• Scott & Ewing registry: Mark Shulaw, Bluffton, OH; frappi@wcoil.com
• Small engines (Maytag, Briggs & Stratton, Clinton, Reo): Joey Bolyard wrenchtwister28@yahoo.com; www.vintagesmallenginefixer.com
• Stover registry:Joe Maurer, 797 S. Silberman Rd., Pearl City, IL 61062; (815) 443-2223; toadhill@aeroinc.net
• Taylor vacuum engines: Rick Inzero rdi@rochester.rr.com; www.oldengine.org/members/inzero
• Wallace (Glasgow) sleeve valve engines: John A. Burgoyne 106 Stoney Ridge Rd., Azle, TX 76020; (817) 401-0320
• Waterloo, Majestic and Southern registry: Jimmy Priestley, 523 Courtney Ann, McMinnville, TN 37110; (931) 815-7775; jimmypriestley@hotmail.com; www.majesticengine.com
• Worthington Golf Course Tractors: Harley Collins, 2540 Fox Road, Bath, PA 18014; (610) 837-1732; hledcollins@verizon.net