I built this Economy engine from castings purchased from Joe
Tochtrop, San Francisco. The castings are aluminum with cast iron
flywheels that were easy to machine. The flywheels are 6-1/4 inches
and 6-7/8 inches from base to top. The engine is 12 inches long and
easily pulls the pump shown in the photo.
The pump was easily machined from cast iron kits and is 17-7/8
inches tall. The pump cylinder and piston are made of brass. I use
baby oil to lubricate and to prevent corrosion. The pump piston
uses an O-ring and either a neoprene or leather flapper valve on
top of the piston. The pump jacks are 12-to-1 reduction.
– Frank Pellizzari
Contact Frank Pellizzari at 627 Sixth Ave., San Bruno,