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by wbeaton
Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Other Old Outboards (Non-Seagulls)
Topic: BMB Britannia coil fix?
Replies: 23
Views: 513

Re: BMB Britannia coil fix?

Oyster 49 wrote: wbeaton do you have one? Any pics?


Mine can be seen in the thread below.

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by wbeaton
Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Other Old Outboards (Non-Seagulls)
Topic: BMB Britannia coil fix?
Replies: 23
Views: 513

Re: BMB Britannia coil fix?

You couldn’t be more right about that. Literature and decals are often different, especially in this era. Unfortunately, I have only seen two examples of the decal and both lack detail. It does stand to reason that since the image above was used as the logo on the original sales brochure/operators m...
by wbeaton
Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:00 am
Forum: Other Old Outboards (Non-Seagulls)
Topic: BMB Britannia coil fix?
Replies: 23
Views: 513

Re: BMB Britannia coil fix?

I don't think there is a boat on the decal. The last page of the 1932 Britannia operator's manual shows the exact same image as the letter head Russ posted above. When you compare this image to the faded decals on the tank I think you will see the parting waves match. Its so hard to make decals when...
by wbeaton
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Other Old Outboards (Non-Seagulls)
Topic: BMB Britannia coil fix?
Replies: 23
Views: 513

Re: BMB Britannia coil fix?

Wow, that is a crazy ignition. Do you know the dimensions of the laminate that goes through the coil? You may be able to adapt another coil to it. I would also be very interested in Britannia decals.
by wbeaton
Sun Dec 23, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Other Old Outboards (Non-Seagulls)
Topic: 1920s Evinrude Sportwin 3hp
Replies: 2
Views: 1062

Re: 1920s Evinrude Sportwin 3hp

Oh wow! That is a project. Good luck.
by wbeaton
Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Other Old Outboards (Non-Seagulls)
Topic: Johnson K50
Replies: 11
Views: 2012

Re: Johnson K50

It is a 1930 according to the serial number. I’m not familiar enough with them to know if the powerhead is correct for the year.
by wbeaton
Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: Other Old Outboards (Non-Seagulls)
Topic: Johnson TS 20
Replies: 9
Views: 2107

Re: Johnson TS 20

Wow, those are big trips! Outboards must be thin on the ground down there.
by wbeaton
Mon Nov 12, 2018 3:57 am
Forum: Other Old Outboards (Non-Seagulls)
Topic: Johnson K50
Replies: 11
Views: 2012

Re: Johnson K50

It is rated for 8 hp. American outboard manufacturers were in the midst of a horsepower race when the Johnson “12” was produced. The Outboard Boating Club of American (OBC) standardized horsepower ratings a few years later and the K-50’s rating was dropped down to a more realistic 8 hp. I thought th...
by wbeaton
Sat Nov 10, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: Other Old Outboards (Non-Seagulls)
Topic: Johnson K50
Replies: 11
Views: 2012

Re: Johnson K50

1930. Nice find. Looks like you will need some spare parts.
by wbeaton
Sun Nov 04, 2018 1:37 am
Forum: Other Old Outboards (Non-Seagulls)
Topic: Australian AMECO Seasprite Outboard
Replies: 16
Views: 2991

Re: Australian AMECO Seasprite Outboard

Beautiful job. What an interesting outboard. I love seeing all of the Europe and Australia specific outboards. They are certainly not something we ever get to see in North America.
by wbeaton
Sat Oct 20, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Other Old Outboards (Non-Seagulls)
Topic: Johnson TS 20
Replies: 9
Views: 2107

Re: Johnson TS 20

You have a genuine war bride. Your motor serial number is American and comes up during a period of the war years when records are sparse. Serial numbers 460783-491736 were produced from 1943-45. During this period outboard production was only for the war effort and not available to private citizens....
by wbeaton
Sat Jun 02, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Other Old Outboards (Non-Seagulls)
Topic: Britannia ID Help
Replies: 19
Views: 4467

Re: Britannia ID Help

Some further info about the Britannia from the April 1987 Antique Outboader produced by the Antique Outboard Motor Club.

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by wbeaton
Tue May 29, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Other Old Outboards (Non-Seagulls)
Topic: Britannia ID Help
Replies: 19
Views: 4467

Re: Britannia ID Help

Pdf’s Sent to all who asked. If you don’t find it in your inbox please check your spam folder.
by wbeaton
Sat May 26, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: Other Old Outboards (Non-Seagulls)
Topic: Britannia ID Help
Replies: 19
Views: 4467

Re: Britannia ID Help

I will gladly share a copy. If anyone wants one just PM me your email address and I’ll send it out.
by wbeaton
Tue May 22, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Other Old Outboards (Non-Seagulls)
Topic: Britannia ID Help
Replies: 19
Views: 4467

Re: Britannia ID Help

I received a nice gift today from a fellow collector near me. It is a photo copy of the original Britannia booklet from 1932. It answers most of the questions I have.

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