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old Hardie motor (engine?) Orchard sprayer...please help ID


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Default Re: old Hardie motor (engine?) Orchard sprayer...please help ID

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looking at it i never saw a 4 cylinder on an orchard sprayer. but maybe i never saw one that big. i have a Novo CW, 2 cylinder that came off an orchard sprayer similar. this is not a novo. it could even be a replacement engine from a tractor. most of the old sprayers i have seen just had a one cylinder engine and most cushman cubs.
Well, I guess I know it' a four cylinder now! Thank you!

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We have an old Hardie Orchard sprayer that was used on our small orchard years back. It has the same motor under a factory hood to protect things from the elements and spray while in use. Also had the 3 cyl pump with porcelain lined cylinders and leather cups. As I recall it is indeed the little waukeshea for power, our was a hand crank and no radiator. Simply has a series of pipes in the bottom of the spray tank. They made several different sizes of units. Originally these all used the wooden cypress tank, if taken care of they would last a long time. The solutions used would eat up a steel tank in no time.
And the wood might be cypress? I was enchanted by the tank...now I understand why it hasn't rotted! Thank you.
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