Lauson engine

Lauson engine

[′lau̇z·ən ‚en·jən]
(engineering)
Single-cylinder engine used in screening tests prior to the L-series lube oil tests (such as L-1 or L-2 tests).
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Aaron's 1962 Sportsline features a 5-1/2 hp Lauson engine.
The 2-hp Lauson engine once powered a garden tiller and came with an extra-heavy flywheel.
Lauson engines, the Lauson-Lawton and the Christensen line," he explains.
In 1958, Motor Wheel ceased production of REO engines for the mowers, opting instead to use Lauson engines labeled "REO Raider.
In 1915, a local history book, Enter Into New Holstein, said, "From a 4 HP engine, the present line of Lauson and 'Frost King' gasoline and kerosene engines, from 1 1/2 to 100 HP has been developed and today Lauson engines are operating in every climate from the Arctic to the Tropics.