For Immediate Release
May 12, 2009
Christian Williams, associate editor:, 785-274-4380
Brandy Ernzen, brand manager:, 785-274-4304

Inside the June issue of Gas Engine Magazine,
on newsstands May 26

GEM June09 cover


Rehabbing a 1926 Model FH Briggs & Stratton  After an Indianapolis man purchases a 1926 Model FH Briggs & Stratton engine on eBay, he finds multiple “surprises” to fix once he begins its restoration. Page 8

Spotlight on Young Collector  Palm, Pa., resident Brent Haldeman, 26, talks about his love of collecting gas engines, his collection and how he hopes his daughter will follow in his footsteps. Page 15 

Making a Versatile Carburetor for a 15 HP Reid  This 1898 Reid engine still runs every day in a Quincy, Mich., shop. To save money and fuel without affecting performance, see how the owner makes his own carburetor to work with both propane and gasoline. Page 11

Creating a Full-scale Model of an 1883 Economic Engine  When an old magazine cover catches a Little Rock, Ark., man’s eye, he sets out to find the engine displayed in the image. After careful research but no luck, he builds a full-scale model of the 1883 one-half “manpower” Economic engine. Page 25 

New Fuller & Johnson Dealership and Museum Steps Back in Time  Volunteers with Wisconsin’s Badger Steam and Gas Engine Club create a replica of an original Fuller & Johnson dealership to house a company museum, complete with memorabilia and engines. Page 30

and more … 

About Gas Engine Magazine  
Gas Engine Magazine ( is a bimonthly publication dedicated to the hobby of collecting antique stationary gas engines. Since 1966, collectors and restorers have turned to Gas Engine Magazine for information about specific models and companies, detailed restorations and event coverage, and to connect with other enthusiasts.

About Ogden Publications Inc. 
Ogden Publications Inc. ( is the leading information resource serving the sustainable living, rural lifestyle, farm memorabilia and classic motorcycle communities. Key brands include Mother Earth News, Natural Home, Utne Reader, Capper’s and Grit. Ogden Publications also provides insurance and financial services through its Capper’s Insurance Service division.

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