Buzacott type C was manufactured in 1943 at the Westinghouse Rosebery
Engine Works Sydney Australia
type C was manufactured from February 1940 starting at engine
number 16000 and was produced until 1959. An
average of 2,260 type C engines were produced per annum.
The final production number was 43,000 engines at the end of production
in 1959. The type C Model
was available with horse-powers ranging from 1HP to 4HP.
type C is a four stroke, water-cooled, side valve engine.
It is lubricated by a wet splash sump. The engine is started on petrol
and then switched over to kerosene and run on kerosene.
These engines ran a variety of implements, from milking machines to water pumps. A number of these engines were produced in the mid 1940s with longer than standard crankshafts as a special order for a company manufacturing drag-saws.