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BUFFALO GASOLENE MOTOR CO. - Incorporated 1899
1280-1288 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY

Buffalo Two Cylinder 2 H.P. Balanced Motor Picture Buffalo Two Cylinder 2 H.P. Balanced Motor Specifications Buffalo 1924 Ad in POWER BOATING first page
THE FOLLOWING  INFORMATION CAME FROM A 1906 BUFFALO GASOLENE MOTOR CO. CATALOG
BUFFALO GASOLENE MOTOR CO. - Incorporated 1899
BUFFALO GASOLENE MOTOR CO
1280-1288 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY

Introductory
In1898 the Buffalo Gasolene Motor Company organized for the purpose of building a motor that would meet the growing need of a strictly high grade engine. Our machines at once met with the approval of the public, and by using the best material that could be had, the favor with which our engine was received has grown so that we have had to increase our plant three different times, and are now contemplating a large addition.
We have not lost sight of the fact, however, with the increasing business, the importance of watching every detail in the construction, and we do not hesitate to repeat what has often been told us by the best engine users of both this and foreign countries, "that the BUFFALO excels in compactness and neatness".
The Buffalo motor is not of the large cumbersome type, nor is it built so light that it will not stand constant and hard usage. We have a medium weight motor, built of the best material obtainable, and is the embodiment of all the advantages common to the best engines of today, as well as a number of important features peculiar to itself.
Trusting that this catalogue will interest you and that we will have the pleasure of serving you, we remain, Yours very truly
Buffalo Gasolene Motor Co.

A Brief Description
Our motors are all of the four cycle type, which are the most practical, economical and reliable engines built. In designing our motors simplicity and easy access to every part was kept in view, and we now have a motor that is easy to operate, and every part can be easily removed without disturbing any other part. The crank shafts in our motors are steel forgings on which are adjusted ring oilers, by means of which the oil is thrown into the bearings, thus making lubrication positive and doing away with the splash system, which is neither desirable nor reliable. The ring oilers, main base bearings and cylinders are lubricated by means of a neat multiple oiler, which is put on the motor in such a way that it can be adjusted and kept horizontal even if the motor is set at an angle in the boat. The connecting rods are also steel forgings having an adjustment at the top for the cross-head. The uprights, cams, valves and lifters are also made of the best steel; the valve lifters are made of square stock and work in bronze casings which are put into the crank chamber, thus preventing them from rusting or sticking.
Both inlet and exhaust valves are mechanically operated, and the valve cams instead of being pinned on the cam shaft are held in place by means of Woodruff keys, making it possible to easily remove them and to also get them back in exactly the right position. Our motors are equipped with the jump spark or the make and break system of ignition. Our make and break spark plugs are perfection, and can be easily removed from the motor. The sparker cams are carried on a square cam shaft, which renders it impossible for the cam to slip and get out of time.
All our motors are equipped with a float feed carburettor, by means of which they can be throttled to a very slow speed and still get an equal amount and quality of mixture; this can be done without flooding, which is of great importance, especially in a cabin boat.

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Buffalo 1924 Ad in POWER BOATING first page
 

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