Author Topic: Coles' Power Models Small Horizontal Hit & Miss Gasoline Engine in the Office of Steam  (Read 92 times)

RedRyder

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A friend dropped by last Saturday with a few pieces he was helping a fellow downsize out of.


I was able to acquire this nice little Coles' Power Models Small Horizontal Hit & Miss Gasoline Engine


Since making this video a week ago I have changed over to a Nick Rolands electronic buzz coil. It works considerably better than the car coil on 9 volts. I didn't like it with 12 volts due to a larger spark than I like at the points. I adjusted the timing just slightly and stretched the springs a bit to slow it down a little and that will be another video.


At some point I will also make the green paint go away but that is a bit too ambitious a project for the near future.


Enjoy,


Gil

https://youtu.be/Pk3-D6oR914

Nick

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I would love to find one like this some day... very nice Gil  8)
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Runs like a champ, Gil. Great acquisition for the OoS!

Thanks for the video.
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Nice runner Gil, i like the fuel tank.
Your nose is before your eyes, so trust it first!

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Runs pretty good, Gil. Nice acquisition.

Green looks ecologically friendly.
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Nice setup Gil...love the engine and Doug's fuel tank setup!

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Fuel tank is high speed. Good looking model. Going to be a clicker when your through.
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You've got to be happy with that ... runs great even before fine tuning!
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Runs pretty good, Gil. Nice acquisition.

Green looks ecologically friendly.


Actually the red could go too and I would like to re-do it in a darker red and have just one color.
All green would be nice too and a little darker green that what's on it now.
With the engine dark red or dark green, the flywheels could be black instead of same as the rest of it.


Gil

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Very nice gil. You don't see many of those engines around. I have also found that a lot of my engines run better on nick Rowlands coil, and they run well off the 6v rechargeable  gel batteries. I'm sure you'll have it looking new with a fresh paint job before long.
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