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Old 10-25-2005, 11:22:43 AM
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i have an 2HP F.W. engine ser#291154 iwas told it was a hercules or an econmy i don't have a clue im new at this i would send photo but haven't figured out how to post it thank you barney
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All engines that I have on my list from 290976 to 291205 are 2 HP model FW ARCO engines built by Hercules for the Hardie Sprayer Company of Hudson, Michigan. Does yours have a brass Lunkenheimer mixer, a crankcase enclosure and /or a hopper cover?

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yes it does have a brass lunkenheimer mixer but no covers or gardes . by those ser # whatyear is it thank you for you help barney
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Barney,

Your ARCO engine was made in 1923.

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