2 stroke general purpose made in the 1930's similar to a Maytag engine to run washing machines and other small machines on the farm before electricity. Speed is governed by centrifugal force in the flywheel cutting off the ignition. Flexible hose carried the fumes away from the operator.
1868 Otto Langen - Oldest running gas engine in the USA
1868 Otto Langen. Start up and operaton of the 1/2 HP Atmospheric
Noncompression engine. This is the oldest operating internal combustion
engine in the USA. Fueled by Hydrogen with open flame ignition. Video
taken at the August 2011 Rough & Tumble engine show.
The only older running internal combustion engine in the world is this one
- Also built by Otto & Langen in 1867 .
Build a JET ENGINE using only a DRILL, GRINDER and duck tape (NO WELDING)
They are simple and you can make one even if you don,t have a workshop and
a range of tools, well thats at least what my plan is but will it work or
will it just turn out to be a waste of time......
See if it works here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EorMrpM6q9Q
All parts used in this video can be viewed on my website here at this
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To see how to make one properly click here
and then what happenes when you use it to cook
enjoy and hope i can inspire someone.
music by MARCH TO THE GRAVE
The first car ever running live! The Benz Motorwagen (1885)
This is rare footage of the world's first car's engine igniting & running.
After developing a successful gas-powered two-stroke piston engine in 1873,
Karl Benz focused on developing a motorized vehicle. His Patent Motorwagen
(or Motor Car), introduced in 1886, is widely regarded as the first
purpose-built automobile, that is a vehicle designed from the ground up to
be motorized. Benz unveiled it officially on July 3, 1886 on the
RingstraÃe in Mannheim, Germany. The vehicle was patented with German
patent number 37435, which Benz applied for on January 29, 1886.
Antique Briggs & Stratton 1932 model S gas engine
1932 Briggs & Stratton Model S is similar to a model L with a model FH type
carburetor and mechanical governor. Made 1930-1933 total production was
only 2225 units. Rated at 1/2hp at 1750 rpm, 2.25 bore by 2.25 stroke, sold
as a general purpose engine.
Antique Standard Cream Separator gas engine
Introduced in 1912 by the Standard Separator Co. these little 1/2hp
throttle governed, air cooled engines powered their cream separators. In
about 1915 they sold the engine by itself for general purpose. The black
box contains the battery and ignition coil.
Antique Nelson Brothers Sattley gas engine
Made by Nelson Brothers and sold under the Sattley name through Montgomery
Wards, this 3/4hp 4 cycle engine is another example of the many small
utility engines made in the 1930's for general use on farms before
electrification of rural areas. These were made in horizontal and vertical
cylinder versions. Throttle governed.
Maytag twin engine model 72 1942
This is a model 72 maytag engine. It is in unrestored running condition.
I cleaned the tank, put in new plugs, and put it on a skid. That's it.
Good running original.
Johnson Iron Horse Motor AR472
Made in 1949, this engine came on a Bob-A-Lawn mower I got a while ago. It
has an Air-Vane type govener and a Suction type carburator.This engine is
rated at 3/4 HP @ 1900RPM. The bore is 2 1/8 X 1 3/4 stroke.
1930 Maytag model A washing machine
1930 Maytag wringer washer with a long frame model 92 engine,
My first maytag, and washer. I just finished restoring the engine. Washer
has been cleaned and polished, but completely original,. Turned out pretty
good huh? It works very well, and i have washed towels in it already.
Son leaned out engine initially, that is why it started to falter, but then
Vintage Briggs & Stratton WM Gas Engine
1937 Briggs & Stratton model WM engine. These were primarily used on
washing machines but were also used on mowers, etc. This one has a rope
start instead of the kick pedal and an optional air filter.
Vintage Briggs & Stratton WMB gas engine
1956 Briggs & Stratton model WMB. In1952 Maytag quit making their 2 stroke
washing machine engine and turned to Briggs to supply engines. This version
is designed to directly replace the Maytag twin cylinder, equipped with a
top mounting plate, gas tank bracket and belt guard on the shroud.
Vintage REO gas engine
1952 Reo model 404F. Originaly came on a Reo runabout reel mower. 1 1/4hp
these are one of the few engines the crank turns counter clockwise, the
power take off is off the cam turing at half the crank speed and in the