December 17, 2020
In recent days I watched part of a 45 minute long video in which a hobbyist restored a Maytag gasoline engine.
In the nearly 40 years the Maytag Company of Newton, Iowa, manufactured engines, several models were made. Production ended in the early 1950s.
As a youngster I didn’t know about the models. I thought all engines with a starter pedal were Maytags and I wanted one.
My father wasn’t fond of the Maytag engine and didn’t understood why I would want a Maytag when I had access to other engines. (Perhaps he disliked the Maytag because he didn’t sell them. The Mullet store was t...