Antique farm machinery, old farm equipment, vintage farm implements, old farm tools and more.

Low-Tension Ignition System

Story and Photos by Dr. David Cave

Bringing some understanding in a nontechnical way as to how the simple battery and coil and the low-tension rotary magneto ignition systems work.

Weidenhoff Model 818 Magnet Charger

Story and photos by David Cave

David Cave creates his own documentation through this internal and external examination of his Weidenhoff model 818 magnet charger.

Soo Line Spark Plug Information

Letter submitted by Bob Lundberg

Check out this unique Soo Line branded spark plug discovered by Bob Lundberg in his recently purchased 2hp Witte.

A Concrete Demonstration at Old Threshers

Story and photos by Richard Backus

A longtime Old Thresher Reunion supporter and antique gas engine enthusiast makes concrete blocks the old-fashioned way.


What Engine for Clutch Pulley?

By Ray Fisher

A reader wants to know what kind of engine was designed to fit the clutch pulley he found in a box of parts.

Smaller Babbit Pour Spout Sizes?

 Ray Fisher

A reader asks whether anyone has seen a smaller version of a babbit pour spout he owns.

Response to Thread Standards Concerns

By Andrew K. Mackey

Contributor Andrew Mackey replies to a letter about thread standards with his own inconsistency problems

Making New Valve Springs

By Leon Ridenour

A reader shares the valve springs he found and reformed for his 4-cylinder engine.


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