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Old 06-29-2019, 11:02:37 PM
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1952 Briggs generator new points condenser and coil runs like a top ! Don’t dare tell you what I got into this unit parts tools to take it apart flywheel ect . What’s is it worth not that I want to sell it right now !
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Photo of it!
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Sadly, I think these simple, high quality, low speed older ones are under valued. People mistakenly think they need more power, and they have been taught that old is bad. Be glad you have it!

I have one very similar to yours, 1959, looks just like yours, but I no longer remember what I paid for it. The guy couldn't get it going, no spark, and so I bargained down some. Maybe 50 bucks? That's about what I remember. I gambled that the points were dirty, and won lol. It's been a great little power plant for me ever since!

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Kieth post a picture of it ! Well I got well parts maybe 60 bucks gas running around 40 bucks tools to take nut off flywheel 124 bucks books on it and ohm meter maybe 150 well it’s mine and it runs I was given the unit ! I’m happy with it looking to put wheels on it so I can move it the problem is makeing them steerable !

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Oh by the way not for sale !!😀
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Don't have any photos, but it is featured in a number of films.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=CQQ-j9a56xo

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Very nice I want that gas tank I see itís an AFB whatís the A ?
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Van man are you starting it with 12 volts or 6 volts ? Mine has champion generator !

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