old Gilson snowblower in working order
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the bottom of the housing could use a little repair in one corner, but it still works.
This machine is great because of the way they built things back then, heavy cast parts and all.
The drive operates on belt tension (clutch lever) rather than having a traction wheel like the modern machines.
The auger also operates on belt tension, which is controlled with a lever down by the chute.
Classic machine, and its 8 hp engine starts on the first pull.