2-1/4 HP Hired Man Hit-and-Miss

From A to Z: 2-1/4 HP Hired Man hit-and-miss engine, manufactured by Associated Manufacturers Co., Waterloo, Iowa

| December 2012/January 2013

  • Hired Man Engine
    A 2-1/4 HP Hired Man engine owned by Kenneth C. Henry. 
    Photo By Kenneth C. Henry

  • Hired Man Engine

Company: Associated Manufacturers Co., Waterloo, Iowa
Model: Hired Man
Horsepower: 2-1/4
Serial number: 118168
Bore: 4-inch
Stroke: 5-inch
Flywheel width: 2-1/4 inches
Governing: Hit-and-miss
Ignition: Battery and coil or magneto
Additional info: Switch on the side of the battery box is for starting and running at low RPM.

Owner: Kenneth C. Henry
320 Milford Rd.
Downingtown, PA 19335


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