REFLECTION

A BRIEF WORD


| April/May 1991


26/4/30 Beetle Tractor Q. See the two photos of a Beetle Tractor, built by Pacific Western Gear Products, Western Gear Works, Seattle, Washington. It is s/n 146, Model W-2. Western Gear Works appears to have gone out of business as recently as 1989. Can anyone supply any information on the Beetle Tractor? Glenda Dana, 8303 Steamboat Isl Rd NW, Olympia, WA 98502.

A. This is a fascinating little tractor, and we hope you are successful in gaining more information about it.

26/4/31 Ford Coil Capacitors? Q. What size capacitor in microfarads, and what voltage rating is used in the Ford Model T spark coil? Harley L. Collins, 2540 Fox Road, Bath, PA 18014.

A. A good question, and one that we hope some of our readers can answer. Several people have asked this question over the years, but there has never been a response.

26/4/32 IHC Stationary Thresher Q. I would like to know about an old International Harvester Stationary Thresher, No. 36. So far, I have never been able to find any information on this thresher. Kenny Adair, 6 Woodland Rd., Beltrim, Gortin, Omagh, Co. Tyrone, N. Ireland BT 79.

A. Our guess is that your thresher was probably sold by International Harvester Company somewhere between 1913 and 1925. Chances are that it was actually built by the Buffalo-Pitts Company, since they built the IHC threshers for some years. We believe that these threshers were all finished in red. Your letter also inquires about decals, but we don't know that anyone has reproduced them. If anyone can supply specific information, kindly contact Mr. Adair.






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