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#1 propane1 OFFLINE  

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Posted July 29, 2015 - 05:01 AM

Any body know about what year this is. Not sure yet what to do with it yet. I have been looking for one of those carbs for a while now. Big gear box in the auger part, compared to the newer ones. Noel

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Posted July 29, 2015 - 05:22 AM

Looks like one my dad bought in the early 80s. 


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Posted July 29, 2015 - 06:22 AM

Some of the guys can translate the numbers on the engine to a year.
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Posted July 29, 2015 - 09:30 AM

what are the numbers on the shroud?

 

I can't tell what the engine is from the picture.  50/50 shot of briggs or Tecumseh.


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Posted July 29, 2015 - 10:15 AM

Not the original shroud on it , I would say. Off a vertical engine, my guess. No safety system on this blower, lock the handle in and away she goes without hands on it any where. Must be sixties or early seventies. Noel

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Posted July 29, 2015 - 10:23 AM

Hate when that happens.

 

The Red Capped 110V starter blower is a Tecumseh right?  Threw me when I seen the metal cap briggs.


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Posted July 29, 2015 - 10:55 AM

How wide is it? Most blowers were 24" or less until the late 80's.
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Posted July 29, 2015 - 11:08 AM

It's a 28" cut. Briggs engine with a 12 volt starter. I guess not as old as I figured. Noel




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