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Old 01-02-2010, 04:22:10 AM
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This is my first find for 2010 I was given a lead about three months ago but only got to check it out on New Years Eve can any one identify it ?
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Blackstone?
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Nope, not even warm Patrick
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Hi Joe,

Happy New Year - a great way to start 2010 !

My guess is Coulson ?

This decade started pretty well for me as well !! (see my new post).

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Joe, Nice find can't be near me or that creek bed would be flowing after the 6" of rain we had! Happy new year to you and the family,
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Hi Wayne i knew you would know, yes it is a Coluson about two tonnes of it we dug it out to day it has 54" flywheels and 9' bore some missing parts but surprisingly from the out side it looks restorable, is the timms coulson a portable or stationary ?
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hi Chris yes there was water but it was handy to rinse the mud off and qench Brock's thirst after digging it out but not enough to bog the tractor.
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Hi Joe,

Very nice engine.

From the bore size and flywheel diameter it sounds very much the same size as the one my brother Grant has on a transport.

The light flywheels and cooling tower gave it away.

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Old 01-02-2010, 06:10:24 AM
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there was a fair bit of digging to get it out it must of been there for a long time
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Great find. I have never seen a Coulson this far north.
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