New Holland hit and miss engines, the largest measures 24w x 18”d x 15”h. Hit and Miss engines are a type of four-stroke internal combustion engine, controlled by a governor to operate at a set speed. They came into being in the late 19th century & were produced by a variety of companies, including New Holland, from the 1890’s to the 1940’s. The reason they are called “hit and miss” is due to their speed control. There is a “hit” when the engine fires & a “miss” when cycling at or below its set speed & nothing fires. You can ...
This big ole beast is coming home with us tonight 🙂 1912 Fairbanks Morse 6hp Z hit and miss engine. I think I may need a bigger trailer 😳 And thank you to my amazing wife who puts up with all my crazy shenanigan collecting of hobbys 😬 #hitamdmiss#fairbanksmorse
The Pioneer Power Show and Swap Meet is a terrific show to visit with the owners of vintage equipment and vehicles. The “Railway Express” Truck was one of the highlights from 2017. What will the highlights be this year? . @centralwaagmuseum #vintagetractors#vintagetrucks
Great shot of Historic Plymouth Street where we will setup Hanover Homecoming vendors and entertainment! The picture even comes with a floating orb for the Ghost Walk! (Unable to find photographer credit online- let me know if you took it.) #hanoverhomecoming#hanoverton
The 21st Annual Fall Fuel Up returns to Fort Meade November 9-12. This family-friendly event features antique tractors and cars, hit and miss engines, food, a flea market, parades and the antique village. #visitcentralfl 📷: @vicki_smith
Boss and I got the largest of the Hit & Miss engines to come back to life today 🇺🇸😎💪🏻 Pretty awesome seeing such old machinery just kick back to life after so many years sitting in a barn. #fairbanks#morse