Here’s my GE ’47-’48 vortalex standfan. I’ve had this 20+ years, 10 of which stored in my sister’s house in Cainta. It’s a remnant from my Aunt’s house in San Juan. I hope to get enough information and time to work on it. I’m not going to even try until I have the correct info.
I am fascinated with the magneto, and how it allows for a self contained engine that produces electricity to power the spark plugs which then powers the magneto and back again. No matter how much tech I learn I still find that idea absolutely amazing.
As you would imagine mine being 50 years old was worn out either by wear and tear or the elements so I had to get it fixed.Continue reading