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Red Wing Motor Company Red Wing Thorobred hit & miss 14 hp boat inboard

Red Wing Motor Company Red Wing Thorobred hit & miss 14 hp boat inboard

Red Wing Motor Company Red Wing Thorobred hit & miss 14 hp boat inboard

Red Wing Motor Company Red Wing Thorobred hit & miss 14 hp boat inboard

Red Wing Motor Company Red Wing Thorobred hit & miss 14 hp boat inboard. Nice old motor out of my deceased friends restoration shop. I know little about it. Red Wing Motor Company and the Red Wing Thorobreds. Two and four-cycle gas or kerosene powered, water-cooled inboard motors called “Red Wing Thorobreds” began to achieve world-wide recognition. Orders came from a long list of distributors in locations such as Philadelphia, New York, Los Angeles, Boston, New Orleans, Seattle, Lake Minnetonka (Minnesota), Norway, New Foundland, Canada, Siam, Nassau, and clients all along the Mississippi River. The 2-cycle were phased out in the late 1920′s and the 4-cycle were manufactured from 1 cylinder, 4-5 HP up to 6 cylinder, 200 HP. Both gas and diesel versions were manufactured. Many motors were used in commercial fishing. Coast Guard, and the Tennessee Valley Authority directly from the factory in Red Wing. One famous American, author Zane Gray, owned several different boats in various parts of the world powered by Red Wing engines. His 46 foot boat, the Frangitani, made a trip from Auckland, New Zealand to Papeete, Tahiti, a distance of 2,253 miles under its own power and carrying its own fuel. This is still regarded as one of the outstanding pioneer voyages for any comparatively small motor boat. Actor John Barrymore is also known to have owned a Red Wing Thorobred. Records indicate that most of these engines were picked up by horse and wagon. Because of excessive moisture in the fields, the single bull wheel on the binder would slip, so the chain was removed and a motor was added to enable the binder to function properly as it was pulled by the team of horses. The item “Red Wing Motor Company Red Wing Thorobred hit & miss 14 hp boat inboard” is in sale since Thursday, December 15, 2016. This item is in the category “Business & Industrial\Light Equipment & Tools\Stationary Engines\Engines”. The seller is “ross_bros” and is located in Haydenville, Massachusetts. This item can’t be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.
  • Brand: Red Wing
  • Type: Hit & Miss
  • Powered By: Gas
  • Model: Thorobred
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States

Red Wing Hit Miss Engine With Falcon Magneto Installed

Red Wing Engine ¼ Scale Hit Miss Constr/Instru PhotoCD

Red Wing Engine ¼ Scale Hit Miss Constr/Instru PhotoCD

Red wing 1/4 scale model hit ‘n miss construction/instruction photo cd. For you model engine builders and machinists, amateur or experienced, here is a very helpful tool. ¼ scale red wing model hit ‘n miss water cooled engine. Over half the photos have instructional captions right on the photo. A friend and i just completed building three engines. During construction i took over 1000 photos which i’ve edited down to over 500 very instructional captioned photos including many close-ups. At the end of the cd is a short video of the engine running. Also, i’ve included photos of my modest shop and the machines used in building these engines. A quick 39 photo preview of the 550 construction photos is available free for the asking. Click the following to view the photo preview. Fellow machinists agree these photos will be helpful to a builder of any model gas engine, hit ‘n miss, red wing or other. “a picture is worth a 1000 words” and this cd proves that. View on your computer monitor or your tv. The free listing tool.The item “Red Wing Engine ¼ Scale Hit Miss Constr/Instru PhotoCD” is in sale since Monday, July 25, 2011. This item is in the category “Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Tools, Supplies & Engines”. The seller is “neilaz” and is located in Phoenix, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.