Inside the February issue of Gas Engine Magazine,
on newsstands Jan. 27
A Challenging Conversion — Converting an 1869 12 HP Gibbs & Sterrett engine from steam to gas is challenging enough, but Stan Ellerbeck, Excelsior Springs, Mo., did it with only 25 percent of his vision, prostate cancer and a little help. Page 5
A Bull Dog Gets Its Bite Back — In the third installment of a four-part series, Peter Rooke continues a complicated restoration of a Bates & Edmonds Bull Dog, including the flywheels, fuel tank, drip-feed oiler, muffler, igniter, gears, governor and much more. Page 14
Next to None — John Burgoyne, Ft. Worth, Texas, owns one of three known Glasgow engines in the world. What makes this 1920 3 HP sleeve valve engine so unique? Page 22
Worth Saving — Rescuing and restoring a 1906 6 HP Massey-Harris engine from Canada presents financial and fabrication challenges for an Ohio man. Page 28
Walking a Relic — Ninety-two-year-old Dick Holcombe, Dushore, Penn., restores a late-1920s Bolens walk-behind garden tractor — with help from the Internet. Page 31
… and more
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