Evinrude/Hercules

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  1. MrAlexxx

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    Had this stove for a while now. Time to quit dragging my feet and post it. From what I've been able to find on the Terry Marsh site made for EVINRUDE by HERCULES MANUFACTURING CO. of Minneapolis Minnesota sometime around 1917-1920'ish? Apparently designated as a Model 1 and about as sturdy a stove as one would ever expect to encounter. As I remember with minimal effort had it up and burning pretty darn quick. For an early stove has real nice control from a very low simmer to full on inferno. More information on that first fire up available with my initial post here.

    Evinrude

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    Beautifully presented and fettled. I seem to have previously overlooked your Stove Forum post, so thanks for the update.

    John
     
  3. MrAlexxx

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    Thanks John. It is a very solid work horse that's for sure.

    Alex
     
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    Wow! What a beast! Makes me want to cook pancakes for the whole campground.
     
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    Never seen one before.......but, now I want one.........why do I come here ??
    Very cool, unique.
     
  6. Harder D. Soerensen

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    WOW - that is indeed a nice one!!
    Congrats my friend!!

    Searched the Evil Bay for a similar one - only a nice double burner shows up - with a buy-now on 750$
     
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    Too freakin' cool man, congrats. I've seen a few of those on the bay.
     
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    I've seen several nice examples of the double burner Evinrudes but this is the first single burner. They look heavy and I figured they sat in peoples garages more than they were lugged to a campsite. Your stove looks heavy for a single burner but at least it's manageable. Congratulations on such a fine stove. I love the flame pattern. It makes me want to roast a marshmallow.

    Ben
     
  9. MrAlexxx

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    @z1ulike Thanks Ben...I've probably seen the same double burners that you've seen but no single either. Kind of weird that more haven't surfaced. There is one on Terry Marsh's site though...

    Alex
     
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    It’s a pity that the storage tin is galvanized. Without the zinc coating I suspect its size would make a pretty useable stove top oven.
    Regards
    John
     
  11. MrAlexxx

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    @Jeopardy I never thought of that. That would be a pretty neat idea to utilize the storage tin for more than intended.

    Alex