| July/August 1991

26/7/44 More Nice Models Bert Kuebler, 532 E. Parkland Ave., Evansville, IN 47711 sends along some photos of his model creations:

Photo 44-A shows an Aermotor model. It was complete except for the gears. It uses an 0.850 x 1.050 inch bore and stroke and a 5? inch flywheel. Took ten weeks to complete.

In 44-B we see a Shaefer's Little York engine made from the Richard Shelly castings. It has a ? x 1? inch bore and stroke. The flywheels are 4? inches in diameter.

In 1989, I built an ultra-small Maytag Twin with a ? inch bore and stroke. In 1990, I made a 1/4 size with a ? inch bore and stroke, and a flywheel diameter of 2.368. It has glow plug ignition using one C-size Nicad battery for each glow plug.

Photo 44-D shows an all-brass flame licker engine. It is five inches long, uses a ? inch bore, and the flywheel is 21/8 inches in diameter.

26/7/45 A Wood Engine I am submitting two photos (45-A and 45-B) of an engine built by Floyd Westling of Clive, Alberta which I feel deserves recognition. It is built of wood scraps. The only metal is in the valves and the ignition system. It has a 2? x 2 inch bore and stroke, and the flywheels are 7 inches in diameter. The fuel is supplied by a butane lighter, actuated by the push rod. This injects fuel in the intake port. The engine actually does run. Lloyd Stevens, Box 118, Leslieville, Alta TOM 1H0 Canada.


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


Copyright 2018, All Rights Reserved
Ogden Publications, Inc., 1503 SW 42nd St., Topeka, Kansas 66609-1265