Posted in - Gladstone vintage Cars, Buzzacot, Tractors & Engines

Buzzacot ‘hit and miss’


Buzzacot ‘hit and miss’ Barn Pumper Engine Owned by Arthur Timms, Gladstone –

These motors were made under five different names. Buzzacot, Southern, Fuller and Johnson, Roseberry, and Comet.

They were mainly used for pumping water from deep bores and depending upon the pump could gather water from a great depth. (this one has a small pump fitted for demonstration purposes)

An air cooled engine and were very economical, a 3 litre tank could last all day




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