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Randy Tucker

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Jensen 75
« on: May 08, 2019, 07:21:23 pm »
What year was the original Jensen 75 alcohol fired made? This is the one that looks like a 70 with no smoke stack and used a alcohol burner for heat source.

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Re: Jensen 75
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2019, 07:39:45 pm »
1950's, and replaced in '60-61 by the electric #70

Was believed to have ended in '59 but I know Gil has a box dated 10-25-60 that contained one of these.
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Re: Jensen 75
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2019, 09:19:52 pm »
I've had two of these, one with a basic tag and one with an electrical tag. The darker based one (basic tag) is an early restoration from a wreck, I added brass sheet under the firebox to prevent scorching. The lighter base (electrical tag) was sent off to MikeTheNerd in MI.

I found the burner poorly listed with a scarce MM1 vap. burner and another kerosene burner for $20 on ebay a few years before finding the engine. It was unfired

https://youtu.be/jHNw49_Rs2E
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Re: Jensen 75
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2019, 09:49:55 pm »
Thanks for the info.

 

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