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Jacobson Machine Mfg. Co., Warren, Pennsylvania


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Old 12-09-2013, 07:59:13 PM
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Here is a Maynard you can add.
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I would say that 10,000 of the 13,000 made were between 1912 and 1917.
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Dennis- I have a 1916 Maynard 5 HP s/n 10310 by Jacobson and a Jacobson 1 1/2 HP s/n 8581. Here's a link to the 5 HP
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Picture of the 1 1/2 when I can dig it out of the shed.
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Denis- I have a 1916 Maynard 5 HP s/n 10310 by Jacobson and a Jacobson 1 1/2 HP s/n 8581.
Thanks Ed, your 2 engines have been entered into the Jacobson registry here: http://buzzcoil.brinkster.net/moody/page101.html

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Not an engine but here is a Jacobson Air Compressor ad from the Sept. 1911 Gas Power Magazine
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If anyone out there has an original Jacobson cart that looks like the factory photo, I would like to talk to you. Wards sales literature says that the wheels were 6 spoke 12 and 14 inch with 3 inch wheel faces, although there may have been smaller wheels. Also you can see the Jacobson and "Ward" intake setup which did not use the cast elbow. Also the Elkhart mag. The hopper is not fluted which makes it a Jacobson engine.
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Don I have a question for you. I don't recall having seen a side shaft on a Maynard. These Maynards have the general appearance of the ss Jacobson but are of the push rod type. Would this imply that Maynards were specificaly made for Charles William and only for Charles Williams?

I have also noticed that you made mention on your web site that I was gathering info and pictures to maintain the "Jacobson registry".
You can visit Don Worley's web site at: http://jacobsonengines.com/

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As far as I know the 2-15 hp pushrod engines were only for Charles William Co. Their advertising touted the superiority of horizontal valves. The 1 1/2 hp push rod engines were sold by several companies.
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I have to show you the oldest (for now at least) and the biggest Jacobson engine (25hp).
Here is a video I took of the 25hp Jacobson when it was at Coolspring.

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We have a Bulls Eye you can add
serial No 6024
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