Gardner denver portable on steel with Climax model k engine

by Jim
(Camas, Wash. USA)


The Pump is marked 6x8. It has a vertical riveted air receiver it came out of a mine in Central Oregon.It was probably used to run hammers and drills. The engine and compressor might have been horse drawn and are on steel wheels. The pump is water cooled. It is belt drive and has a hand clutch. The engine is complete but stuck save for the governor cover and radiator. I would like to bring this old beast back to life. It would feel right at home with some old Cats and a 1919 White 5 ton truck. Any thoughts or wisdom would be greatly appreciated. I contacted Gardner Denver some years ago but the gentleman who was knowledgeable and willing to help passed away.

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Feb 11, 2019
Steel wheels
by: Doug in s.d.ca.

Wow. Some find.

You shouldda sent pix of the compressor too.

All I can say is the 6x8 typically is Bore x Stroke. Pretty big...

Good luck. You'll probably need it.


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