Stuart turner engine dating
ST always said not to rest the weight of the engine on the flywheel.
I would expect if that is the problem the flywheel would not be running true - though of course you cant know that yet as it doesnt turn!
On their return he machined and assembled them and soon showed the finished model at a local exhibition.
He then approached Percival Marshall the editor of Model Engineer magazine who wrote an article about the engine.
Its my first 2 stroke inboard dad had a blaxland though If Im in the ball park can somebody please let me know? Maybe you've got an ST with decent compression (most unlikely).There is insufficient leverage at the flywheel - even if you can get a proper grip on it to apply much of a swing to it. People I don't know just keep giving me information and telling me bits and pieces on these old motors.