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Dazzle Patch from Nelson Bros.

From A to Z: 1-1/2 HP Dazzle Patch engine manufactured by the Nelson Bros. Engine Co., Alma, Mich.

| April/May 2013

  • Dazzle Patch engine
    A Dazzle Patch engine made by Nelson Bros. Engine Co.
    Photo Courtesy Sam Olson

  • Dazzle Patch engine

Company: Nelson Bros. Engine Co., Alma, Mich.
Model: Dazzle Patch
Horsepower: 1-1/2
Flywheel diameter: 16 inches
Flywheel width: 1-1/2 inches
Governing: Hit-and-miss
Ignition: Battery and coil

Owner: Sam Olson
PO Box 97
Scobey, MT 59263
(406) 487-2805

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