Now that I have completed my restoration of “Larrigai”  - my 1898 Hobson’s Bay Flattie Putt- Putt I wish to sell the original motor.   Did I say original motor?    Well it’s the 1931 4.25 Hp Chapman Super Pup that has been in the one boat since the motor was new in 1931.

 It was running when removed and is complete with a very rare 1970’s Dynastart electric starter and generator, exhaust system, magneto, dog clutch, drip carburettor, wiring loom, magneto oilers etc. etc..

It is available in Melbourne.

 P3190700  P3190701

Condition?   Personally, I would give it a good overhaul, but it is operational and comes with spare spark plugs and a reprint of the workshop manual.

Asking price is $1500 (negotiable) including the Dynastart  (I have  seen Dynastarts advertised for $1500 alone)

You can contact me at  bob@aerospacematerials.com.au or on 0418109383




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