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Jacobson Machine Mfg. Co., Warren, Pennsylvania


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Here is a photo of a 14 HP Jacobson I own, serial #2546. I have not seen many like this.
I've always thought those Jakes were the neatest of the engines they built. I haven't seen many of them and kick myself every time I think of the one selling at auction a few years ago and not bidding on it.
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I hope here are two pages from the United Factories catalog showing the Unito Jacobson engine. I endorse anyone to send Dennis pictures and serial numbers of your Jacobson engines. I do not have the computer savvy to set up a registration site.
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Hi Don, I do not see the two pages from the United Factory catalog here. If you email them directly to me at: buzzcoil2@videotron.ca
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Here is a photo of a 14 HP Jacobson I own, serial #2546. I have not seen many like this.
Wayne, this used to belong to dad. It came out of the University of Nebraska where it spent its life as a test engine. It should have had a water cooled pulley and the prony brake shoe and stand on it minus the scale. We never got the scale with it. It was painted gray when we got it. It was originally set up as a natural gas engine. We got this engine along with an 18hp Metz and Weiss from a gentleman named Don from SD. I remember going with dad and bringing them home. Both engines appeared to have been used very little. Both were at Rollag in the mid 70's for several years. Jeff
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Here are the Unito engine pages from Don Worley's catalogue:
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Wayne, this used to belong to dad. It came out of the University of Nebraska where it spent its life as a test engine. It should have had a water cooled pulley and the prony brake shoe and stand on it minus the scale. We never got the scale with it. It was painted gray when we got it. It was originally set up as a natural gas engine. We got this engine along with an 18hp Metz and Weiss from a gentleman named Don from SD. I remember going with dad and bringing them home. Both engines appeared to have been used very little. Both were at Rollag in the mid 70's for several years. Jeff
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You are correct in every detail and I did know that it had belonged to your father. I do have the pulley and pony brake shoe that came with the engine and yes they are painted gray. I also have the piece that was cut off where the plate is welded on for the mixer. This piece was given to Jim Johnson by your brother Kevin to give to me a few years back. Thank you Kevin and Jim! Was it your father that cut and welded the plate on for the mixer?
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Was it your father that cut and welded the plate on for the mixer?
Yes, we did that. Back then we didn't understand running engines on propane and didn't know anybody that did so it was changed to a gasoline setup to get it to run. I'm pretty sure a few years later we would have done things differently. When we had it, it had that gray paint on it but I think it was black underneath. All of the machined surfaces were unpainted. I really liked this engine. I recently referenced it in another thread because of the way it governs. It governs like our 50hp Otto by changing the length of stroke on the intake valve using the valve like a butterfly in a carb. The temperature gauge on the cooling system is all original as it came from the university.
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