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American Model Engine Encyclopedia volume 2
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Cox Model Engine Handbook
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Cox Model Engine Handbook
The complete listing of Cox Model Engines from beginning to end

by Tim Dannels & Dan Sitter
Published by the Model Museum and the Engine Collectors’ Journal

american model engine encycloepedia•  76 pages printed in full color in an easy to read lay flat spiral binding

•  Parts breakdowns for the Product Engines

•  Lists what engine goes into what ready to run model

•  Listing of the Hobby and Competition Engines

•  Pictures of many of the Show, Concept and Prototype engines

•  Much other Cox history and background



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As the most prolific and longest lasting model engine manufacturer in U.S. history, the Cox name is probably one of the best known among model builders.  Here we present a listing of the engines produced by Leroy (Roy) Cox and those who followed his lead.  It begins with the story about the man himself and carries on through the disolution of Cox products as manufactured items.

The huge variety of models they produced as well as the engines to power them went far beyond just the model builder.  In this day and age it is almost impossible to find someone who was not at least touched in some way with an L. M. Cox produced toy of some sort.  Airplanes, boats, cars and practically anything that could be powered with a small engine have, at one time or another, been found under a Christmas Tree or wrapped up for a birthday. 

In their prime, they were the first choice for the competition minded model builder.  While the line of competition engines were in production, no other engine of comparable size could match the power and performance they produced. 

Yet the main emphasis of Cox model engnes was directed towards powering ready-to-run, off the shelf models of all sorts.  This volume lists the configurations of the engines used in these models throughout their lives. While the models themselves are not pictured, a close study of the engine listings will show the correct configuration for the engine that should power it.

It will be a valuable guide in building your collection of Cox model engines.

Tim Dannels
The Model Museum
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