Frisco Standard

Description

A vertical engine with an open-sided crankcase, twin side-shafts with twin igniters on top of the cylinder heads, is a must have for model engine builders.

History

The 1909 Frisco Standard was made by the Standard Gas Engine Company in San Francisco, CA. This engine was patterned after the 16 horse, 2-cylinder Marine Engine. Standard Gas Engine Company also made engines with two flywheels.

This engine is approximately 1/4 scale. The bore is 1-1/2" and the stroke is 1-3/4". The flywheel is 7" in diameter. The model stands approximately 14” tall and weighs about 30 lbs. completed. This model runs on white gas or propane.

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