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Old 02-06-2014, 11:12:13 AM
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Briggs Man, that engine is GORGEOUS! ...... "it's currently sitting on top of my dresser in my room".

oldschool, If it's on your dresser in your room, it MUST be a very special engine .. I understand your feelings.. if my wife would let me, I'd have one or two in the house as well.. LOL !
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[IMG]s1298.photobucket.com/user/Restofire/slideshow[/IMG]My 1936 Model K serial # 7842, not tagged model 500 but does say Sears & Roebuck at the bottom of the tag, and it was green under all the grime that was on it, I use old reliable here to test all kinds of parts on. As clean inside as out. Can't say I wouldn't trade it away.
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Old 02-06-2014, 03:16:22 PM
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[IMG]s1298.photobucket.com/user/Restofire/slideshow[/IMG]My 1936 Model K serial # 7842, not tagged model 500 but does say Sears & Roebuck at the bottom of the tag, and it was green under all the grime that was on it, I use old reliable here to test all kinds of parts on. As clean inside as out. Can't say I wouldn't trade it away.
Nice engine and go kart !!
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Picture? Why not a video!

This is my current favorite RUNNING engine. I have others that will take the place of of this one when they are finished. For photos of those, visit my profile and look under my gallery.
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I just love the calming sound of a "hit & miss".. awesome engine...
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Good evening Briggs man, how have you been? What projects are you currently working on?
Hello Oldschool, been doing fine at our new location (Oregon), big change from Texas, but nice.

I'm actually starting a new project come Monday morning, will have plenty of pics as I progress !
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briggs man, yes it is indeed very special . Its my oldest briggs, but my AHHD is older hehe. For 2, what is your new project you are starting? I have a new job. Im working in aviation again This time not engine overhauls, this time its avionics And I never thought id enjoy it, but I entirely love it. hehe im chilling with a friend down at the local hookah bar, and I brought a project along with. Its a rejected King KI 201C indicator. Its a nav/com indicator, a course select one

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I just love the calming sound of a "hit & miss".. awesome engine...
I love the calming sound of an idling flat 4 or flat 6 Lycoming airplane engine, I also love the calming sound of a jet turbine at idle
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This is my favorite -
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That is the most unique engine I've ever seen..
What is it !
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I guess my favorite has to be my 1914 IH Mogul. Never give it a thought about the old engine hobby until THAT day. This engine had been in the family and I remember my uncle running it when I was a kid. Anyway he died and the engine was kicking around his family and under the care of the Allegany County Fair boys. When ever there was any interest shown about buying it, the guys would hide it in one of the buildings. Finally it got serious, my Aunt and cousin were selling all my uncle's treasures. I was having coffee at my parents house and was lucky enough to intercept a phone call from a guy wanting to buy the Mogul. I jumped in the middle of the deal and bought it from my cousin and never looked back. Been in the old iron hobby ever since. Recently I have made it to the Briggs. I've picked up a Y, N, and 6B. I like the Y it gave me the most problems. Makes me feel like I earned something. The little engines are a lot lighter to play with, a one man operation. With the Mogul it take two people to be safe about getting it on and off the trailer (it has a mind of its own when you free wheel it off found it better to ease it back with a winch) and set it up at shows. ENJOY YOUR ENGINES EVERYONE!

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I guess as far as a small engine, I would have to say this FH. It's not the most rare one I have, but it sure is interesting.
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Picture? Why not a video!

This is my current favorite RUNNING engine. I have others that will take the place of of this one when they are finished. For photos of those, visit my profile and look under my gallery.


Stoverguy, I noticed the propane tank.. first time I've seen a H&M running on propane.. was it hard to convert ?
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Briggs man, this here engine left the factory designed to run on casing head gas (natural gas) drawn of the oil well which it pumped. When us engine collectors pulled these engines off the well site, we just run them on propane rather than natural gas because it is much easier to transport. Only a few minor changes are made so the engine will run properly on LP, like the burner orifice for the hot tube is made smaller for propane than NG because propane has a higher BTU which means less is needed for the burner to burn and the engine to run. Most all the large oilfield engines are set up this way, and actually some people convert them over to gasoline from NG.

If you were wondering, the concept of a hot tube is that a burner heats a pipe which is plugged at one end and the other open which is threaded into the head where normally a spark plug would go. That pugged off pipe is heated till cherry red, at this point when the piston comes up on the power stroke with a charge of fuel, the mixture is pressed into the tube and along with the heat generated from compression, the fuel ignites, pushing the piston down and the normal 4 stroke system takes place and is repeated. This was the most reliable kind of ignition for the conditions in the oilfields and allowed for simplicity without having to deal with magneto issues. Also should be noted that the longer the tube, the more advanced the timing and the shorter the more retarded the timing - temperature of the burner can also affect the timing. Lastly, an asbestos lined chimney is set around the tube for better heat distribution and the use of less fuel - keeps the heat in better than without.

Someone please correct me if I made any mistakes, thanks!
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This is my favorite engine " half a 72". I got it and cleaned it up, installed new gaskets, and it is easy to carry around and usually starts on the first pull.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDY_b...hDIFLVEzFT-QxA
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Sweet little engine..thanks for the video !
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This is my favorite engine " half a 72". I got it and cleaned it up, installed new gaskets, and it is easy to carry around and usually starts on the first pull.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDY_b...hDIFLVEzFT-QxA
Now, I LIKE that! What a neat little engine.
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