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Old 11-19-2011, 07:51:42 PM
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Another from my friends barn. Sears Roebuck and Co.
Model# 306115
Serial# 1380201
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Are you sure what you list as a Model Number is NOT the engines TYPE number? The engine looks to me to be a Briggs Model N BUT Sear normally lists their supplier number for Briggs (500) in the model number area of the ID Tag.

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Default Re: Sears and Roebuck

Typically, Sears would identify your Briggs engine as a 500.306115. As Kent pointed out, the 500 is the Sears supplier code for Briggs & Stratton and the 306115 would correspond to the Briggs Type number.
With that said, it looks like a Briggs Model N to me, also.

According to the serial number you posted, the chart says it is from May, 1951.
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I'll have my buddy check the tag again, have him use a magnifying glass Appreciate the info. How old is the N?
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The Model N was built from 1940 through 1954, fairly common engine some rare versions like the kick pedal scooter engines. Not familiar with yours as stated but I'm sure if you verify the numbers someone can set it straight. Sure looks like a Model N. Sears did use the 500. prefix for briggs engines sold through them so you should find a 5 or 6 digit number following it.
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That engine looks like it has a five fin block which makes it 1.5 inch stroke not a 2 inch stroke like a model N would have. With the intake manifold shown it is probably some form of a Model I.
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Jim, i counted 6 visible fins and theres another you cant see behind the tag(bottom fin) It is an N according to the sears to briggs convertion chart-Greg
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The carb. you need is the small Flow-Jet with four bowl screws.

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Thanks to everyone for all the info. Checked the tag myself this morning and yes, there is a 500 ahead of the other numbers. It is printed on the tag and not stamped into it like the rest of the numbers. Must be how we missed it before.
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I know it is a very old thread. I also have the same engine. It has 7 cooling fins, small 4 bolt Flo-Jet carburetor and a recoil starter. It also has a rectangular fuel tank on the right side of the engine while looking at the engine from the front.

500. 306115 serial #1249416

Mine has a burned up connecting rod and very loose crank bushings. I have the parts to rebuild it sometime in the future.
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Type number 306115 comes back as a model N.

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