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#1 Bob IN OFFLINE  

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Posted December 02, 2014 - 07:52 PM

Anyone into collecting small engines. Briggs, Clinton, Wisconsin, etc.  Want lots of pictures. I am more of a Wisconsin engine person. Love how simple they are. Most of the time they either run or they don't. No messing with the carb or stuff like that. Will take a few pictures of some of mine tomorrow.


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Posted December 02, 2014 - 07:54 PM

I am a fan of most older engines but Wisconsin are definietly my favorite. Ruggedly built and the factory still caters to their "Legacy" engines by producing most of the parts still.

Cant say I have any that are solely for "Collecting" though as they are all in Bolens tractors :D


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Posted December 02, 2014 - 10:15 PM

I love all old engines, and have quite a few, almost all Briggs and Wisconsins.


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Posted December 03, 2014 - 06:45 AM

Collecting small engines is a great way to save/show what powered old time equipment .I don't have any to display right now I have  a Wisconsin that was used on a farm machinery . That will need a total rebuild first . Our local club came about for these and other engines .  There are some nice pictures of displays members have . Al

 

 

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Posted December 03, 2014 - 08:51 AM

I've got a bunch of not running Wisconsins: (8) 1 cyl, (5) 2 cyl, and (3) 4 cyl. They are all future projects. I've also got 3 Waukesha ICKs that are frozen. Someday I'll get to them. In the mean time I've got B&S 14s, 19s and 23Ds to rebuild after the 6 Kohler K series. One thought was a THD on one of my 1250s. Too many projects.

I have noticed this past summer that, a lot of small engines were showing up at swap meets and the prices were lower than the previous year. Good Luck, Rick
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Posted December 06, 2014 - 03:05 PM

I have "collection" of engines. Kohler, and tecumseh. But they are more of "waiting for a home in a machine" and "spare parts"

Probably enough to be a collection if I would organize them

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Posted December 08, 2014 - 04:50 PM

Here are a few of my Wisconsins. Not the greatest pictures.

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Posted December 08, 2014 - 08:03 PM

I've been getting into old engines lately. Have 3 old briggs, 2 clintons and a few kohlers. Also have an old eclipse reel mower with an old briggs and a Reo reel mower.

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