35/6/16 What Is It? Q. See the photos of a
small two-cycle engine, It was a (standby) engine for a church
organ. So far I don’t have a positive ID on this engine. Can
anyone be of help? Chuck Schepflin, 2215 E. State St., Fremont, OH
35/6/17 Unidentified Engine Q. See the photos
of an unusual two-cycle engine. It has a unitized engine and
transmission, headless, and with two spark plug holes on the top
and side. The transmission has a foot pedal start and two power
take offs, one gear, and one flat belt. Ignition is by magneto at
the rear of the transmission housing. Any information on this
engine would be greatly appreciated. Thomas. R. McLaughlin, 44 E.
Channel St., Newark, OH 43055.
35/6/18 Jacobsen Etc. Q. See the photos of a
Jacobsen engine, Model W 154715. It is all cast iron, and
two-cycle. It has an iron piston with three rings, two above the
wrist pin, and one below. I have never seen one like this before,
so any information would be appreciated. Also, in photo 18-C is an
unidentified Briggs & Stratton model for which information
would be appreciated. James Hoffmeister, 5387 Whit-more Drive,
Cincinnati, OH 45238.
35/6/19 Corn Sheller
Ed Coleman, 2213 Flat Creek Dr., Richardson, TX 75080 sends us
three photos of an unidentified 2-hole corn sheller. He would like
to know more about it, including manufacturer, and the age of the
machine. If you can be of help, please drop Ed a line.
Vintage 1920’s South Bend Catalog
Pages from a 1920’s vintage South Bend catalog give instructions for mounting con-rods in a lathe and boring the bearing.
Low-Tension Ignition System
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
David Cave creates his own documentation through this internal and external examination of his Weidenhoff model 818 magnet charger.