Reflections

A BRIEF WORD

| July/August 1990

  • Brush Engine
    25/7/5A
    Ralph A. Crawford
  • Farmers Mfg. Company's Engine
    25/7/21A
    George Sutton
  • Farmers Mfg. Company's Engine
    25/7/21B
    George Sutton
  • Stover Engine
    25/7/27
    W.G. Brouse
  • 1 HP E Hercules engine
    25/7/22
    Melvin
  • Unidentified Engine
    25/7/28A
    Donald H. South
  • Unidentified Engine
    25/7/28B
    Donald H. South
  • A small horse-drawn planter
    25/7/30
    Edwin Ortmann
  • Brush Engine
    25/7/5B
    Ralph A. Crawford
  • Two-cylinder light plant
    25/7/8
    Carl H. Harriman
  • Unidentified engine
    25/7/15
    Wm. E. Roberts
  • Unidentified engine
    25/7/18
    Harvey Daniellson
  • Heavy Equipment Catalog
    25/7/16
  • Washing Machine
    25/7/19B
    Jerry Barnes
  • Small cast iron engine
    25/7/20
    Curtis Stoner
  • Washing Machine
    25/7/19A
    Jerry Barnes

  • Brush Engine
  • Farmers Mfg. Company's Engine
  • Farmers Mfg. Company's Engine
  • Stover Engine
  • 1 HP E Hercules engine
  • Unidentified Engine
  • Unidentified Engine
  • A small horse-drawn planter
  • Brush Engine
  • Two-cylinder light plant
  • Unidentified engine
  • Unidentified engine
  • Heavy Equipment Catalog
  • Washing Machine
  • Small cast iron engine
  • Washing Machine

We have a lot of ground to cover this issue, so we will indeed be brief: Here goes the first question:

25/7/1 Worn Igniter Shafts Archie Haynes, 722 Dunn Road, Coventry, CT 06238 writes that he has successfully installed a grease fitting in place of the oil cup on an igniter shaft that is leaking. The grease being heavier, seems to help the situation.

In our opinion, using grease might also create problems by retarding the free movement of the igniter shaft, particularly if the return spring is weak. If the shaft and hole are worn, we still think it best to remachine both.

25/7/2 Case Crossmotor Q. What is the proper color for my 1927 Case 18-32 tractor? Leonard Cussins, 907 Sybills Creek Rd., Wheatland, WY 82201.



A. This tractor is a very dark gray, and supposedly the color is available from Case-IH. However, there seems to be some controversy as to its matching the early gray, so we would like to hear from anyone who can offer the correct paint numbers from DuPont, Rustoleum, or whoever.

25/7/3 Genco Light Engine Q. I have just acquired a 2? HP Genco by General Gas & Electric Company, Hanover, Pa. It is Model 19, Type A, s/n 4098. It is illustrated on page 204 of American Gas Engines. Since my engine is missing many parts, I would appreciate hearing from anyone with information on this unit.



SUBSCRIBE TO GAS ENGINE MAGAZINE TODAY!

Gas Engine Magazine A_M 16Gas Engine Magazine is your best source for tractor and stationary gas engine information.  Subscribe and connect with more than 23,000 other gas engine collectors and build your knowledge, share your passion and search for parts, in the publication written by and for gas engine enthusiasts! Gas Engine Magazine brings you: restoration stories, company histories, and technical advice. Plus our Flywheel Forum column helps answer your engine inquiries!

Be sure to take advantage of the Square Deal Subscription Program.

  • No Missed Issues.

  • No Renewal Notices.

  • No Additional Cost.

The Square Deal Subscription Program is designed as a paperless transaction with automatic renewals at a preferred low rate.   With advanced electronic notification, a 100% satisfaction guarantee and an easy opt-out plan, the Square Deal Subscription Program is the best value, risk free, eco-friendliest way to subscribe.




Facebook YouTube

Classifieds