Flywheel Forum

Weber upright

| July 2006

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    41/7/2A and B (inset) Gene Abernathy’s Weber engine.

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I would like to find information on my Weber upright engine, such as how it may have been used, a repair manual and when it may have been made.

The engine is 5 feet tall from the bottom of the base to the top of the head. The flywheel measures 30 inches in diameter and is 5 inches wide. It is very heavy and takes two or three people to move it around. It runs very well.

When you idle it down to run slow, it blows perfect smoke rings out of the 8-inch exhaust pipe coming out the top. The engine is started with a bar inserted into slots in the flywheel.

It has three brass tags all mounted together on one side of it. One says: "Sold By Atlas Supply Company Muskogee, Oklahoma & Branches." Another has the Weber logo, "type F, No. 101, Weber Engine Co. Kansas City, Mo. U.S.A." The last tag says: "Equipped with HYATT Roller Bearings."



Maybe this was used in an oil field, railroad or irrigation? Don't know. I just think it would be very interesting to find out more information about it. Gene Abernathy, 201 West St., Brandon, IA 52210.



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