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Old 07-05-2008, 09:21 AM   #1
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Hit and Miss Engines

I have seen H&M engines at several shows in recent years and find them to be really cool. I'm thinking of getting a 1 1/2 hp job.
Do any of you have experience with them?
I'm not a machinist. So rebuilding will be difficult. I can do a tear-down, clean up and repaint, but little part making.
It would be cool to have one run a rotisserie.
What do you know of them ??????
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Allrite WTF is H&M engine
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Allrite WTF is H&M engine
Me too.
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Old 07-05-2008, 03:21 PM   #4
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Go to a tractor show and you're likely to see a bunch of odd old engines, large and small, certainly including H&Ms.

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A hit and miss engine fires and spins a heavy wheel..when the rpm on said wheel slow down, the engine fires and sets the wheel aspinnen. This is opposed to an engine that fires constantly...
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