Antique Engines and Old Iron
[Home] - [HELP] - [Forums] - [Articles] - [Photo Gallery] - [Groups] - [Chat] - [Classified Ads] - [Subscribe] - [Links] - [Books] - [Sponsors] - [Tools]

Go Back   SmokStak > SmokStak® Vintage Electrical Equipment > Generators & Motors General Discussion > Military MEP and Aircraft Gen-Sets
Forgot Password? Join Us!

Notices

Military MEP and Aircraft Gen-Sets MEP Mobile Electric Power, APU Auxiliary Power Unit and other military surplus generators.

Military MEP and Aircraft Gen-Sets

Crosley Powered Military Unit


this thread has 1 replies and has been viewed 2033 times

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-13-2010, 12:08 AM
John Newman, Jr.'s Avatar
John Newman, Jr. John Newman, Jr. is offline
Subscriber
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Posts: 4,634
Likes: 554
Liked 2,637 Times in 1,358 Posts
Default Crosley Powered Military Unit

Stumbled across this interesting unit on eBay. Don't know the Mil designation, but has a Crosley engine, a Winpower generator head (of Newton, Iowa. Any connection to Maytag or just coincidence?), built by Hollingsworth.
110583945788

Engine plate says it makes 21 hp at 3600 rpm.
Gen tag says 5000 watts of 120 VDC at 3600 rpm.
Even with typical military 'overbuild' that seems like twice the engine that a 5000 watt generator would need.
Interesting feature I noticed was the engine has a rewind rope starter built onto it.
Anyway - It is in a doghouse and has all the books, manuals, parts & tools with it. Looks like (nearly) new.
I have no connection to the seller.
__________________
John Newman, Jr.
Saint Louis, MO

I Can Probably Fix That
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 09-13-2010, 07:13 AM
Jim Kinler Jim Kinler is offline
Registered-II
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Livingston. Louisiana USA
Posts: 250
Likes: 0
Liked 22 Times in 21 Posts
Default Re: Crosley Powered Military Unit

hey john theirs a crosley on ebay right now kook under military generator thats new. great looking unit but 3600 rpm

---------- Post added at 06:13 AM ---------- Previous post was at 06:04 AM ----------

john it was under military engine 5 days to go.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

F o r u m Jump

Similar Threads Chosen at Random
Thread Thread Starter F o r u m Replies Last Post
12.5kva (10kw) military unit... ID needed! Merritt Burrus Military MEP and Aircraft Gen-Sets 4 11-16-2010 11:35 PM
Military M5 Generating Unit BBasom Military MEP and Aircraft Gen-Sets 5 10-12-2009 07:37 PM
Military issue MEP-003A Unit Merc300SD Military MEP and Aircraft Gen-Sets 17 11-19-2008 10:46 PM
Kohler / Military unit? Virgil T Kohler Generators 17 01-22-2005 12:45 AM
waukasha-crosley help Ed Radtke Antique Engine Archives 1 05-08-2000 01:00 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:21 AM.

Smokstak and Enginads site search!


All use is subject to our TERMS OF SERVICE
SMOKSTAK® is a Registered Trade Mark
A Community of Antique Engine Enthusiasts
Copyright © 2000 - 2014 by Harry Matthews
P.O. Box 5612 - Sarasota, FL 34277