Puppeteer

Author Topic: Willem Andree custom lister engine and generator for sale  (Read 1459 times)

EdDee

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 597
    • View Profile
Re: Willem Andree custom lister engine and generator for sale
« Reply #30 on: June 21, 2018, 08:56:02 AM »
Come on Glort....Where's your sense of adventure....

According to the "greenies" you are dooming your neighborhood to early destruction with those devilish burners of yours and that insane disregard for self preservation!!

A little lister 6/1 fragmenting quietly in the background (White hot flywheels spraying beautiful arcs of sparks into the sunset) while you direct a 3000 gigawatt flame onto the crankcase to "get the lube grease flowing".... A youtube spectacle of note!!

People would pay good money for that!!

Cheers
Ed
12/1 750RPM/9HP Roid 5kVA- WMO Disposal/Electricity & Hot Water Gen
12/1 650RPM/8HP Roid 4.5kVa - Demon Dino
Chinese Yanmar - Silent Runner with AutoStart
Classic Komatsu 1963 Dozer/Fergusson 35 Gold Belly ...
Bikes,Cars,Gunsmithing & Paintball...Oh yes, a 5Ha open air Workshop to play in!

glort

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1720
    • View Profile
Re: Willem Andree custom lister engine and generator for sale
« Reply #31 on: June 21, 2018, 10:26:35 AM »

Thanks Ed, You made me laugh.   :laugh:

I was wondering if there was more to the method like having to heat the grease before you started..... which would make it more like oil I suppose?  :laugh:

38ac

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1518
    • View Profile
Re: Willem Andree custom lister engine and generator for sale
« Reply #32 on: June 21, 2018, 11:50:26 AM »
mild steel bus bars tieing batteries together in the crawlspace beneath a daycare center.  "These things sure get hot!" . . .    I miss him.

LOL ;D
 I must admit to being intrigued by his rambles, it was entertaining reading.  Before I read that one I was constantly going back and forth between maybe he is a good guy whose main issue is he doesn't know how to express himself very well and that he was a clueless visionary wannabe ,,,, the buss bar deal cemented my opinion on that.

 It however remains that reading the rambles was a good lesson in "I saw it on the internet, it must be true and correct",,, well isnt it ?????  ??? ??

Collector and horder of about anything diesel

Jetpilot

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 120
    • View Profile
Re: Willem Andree custom lister engine and generator for sale
« Reply #33 on: July 05, 2018, 03:27:18 PM »
Anybody notice the missing air filter??

rleonard

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 585
  • Mattoon, Illinois
    • View Profile
Re: Willem Andree custom lister engine and generator for sale
« Reply #34 on: July 12, 2018, 04:02:33 AM »
As an experiment, I'm going to replace the crankcase oil with flubber.  That way when the piston goes down in the bore, it will rebound and be propelled upward by the enthusiastic material.  This will mitigate fuel consumption and help to achieve the magic 100K hrs between refueling.

The twin cylinder engines will be filled with positive and negative flubber so the engine always runs in the same direction.  Sinusoidal reverberation will further reduce the noise.

Faster - Better - Cheaper  You can have any two, but not all three

glort

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1720
    • View Profile
Re: Willem Andree custom lister engine and generator for sale
« Reply #35 on: July 12, 2018, 07:33:18 AM »

Be careful to make sure you don't overload the horozontlal cardinal Grammy Spring.  It will play merry hell with the double reverse Marzal Coptic wane Valve if you do and those things are not easy to come by these days!

Your idea of filling the crankcase with Flubber reminds me of a guy on another forum some years ago. reckoned he was going to build an engine with a sealed crankcase so when the Cylinder fired and the piston was driven downwards the compression of the air would force it back up again and the fuel consumption would be drastically reduced and virtually Nil when in a vehicle and the car stopped at the lights or in traffic.

He was one of these out the box thinkers that wasn't bothered by menial things like laws of physics, scientific Principals, Logic and reality..... No matter how many people explained them to him.

 

dieselspanner

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 367
    • View Profile
Re: Willem Andree custom lister engine and generator for sale
« Reply #36 on: July 12, 2018, 11:10:49 AM »
Surely the same effect could be had by utilizing the magnetic sump drain plug, north pole up and a ferromagnetic inlet valve, north pole down in conjunction with a double (south) pole piston.

This would negate the possibility of 'Marzal valve overload'

Using copper piston rings in conjunction with a reverse hectically wound water jacket (in the form of an oscillating generator) to power a dry sump total loss lubricating system running on sump gunk refined into lube oil with the waste heat from the exhaust stack would also prolong the service intervals.

The oil, once passed through the crankcase and raised to a temperature sufficient to reduce it's viscosity, would be fed directly to the elevated, insulated, ready use day tank, the gravity feed to the injector pump obviating a lift pump and aiding bleeding of the system on the initial set up.

The excess power would generated be more than enough to condense water from the exhaust, in a low pressure evaporator powered by the vacuum occasioned in the induction stroke, for injection into the inlet tract to prevent overheating, and thus loss of magnetic properties in the inlet valve. The decarbonisation effect of water injection is a matter for debate and best left to another thread, should there be any interest.

With further development of the engine management system and the inexhaustible supply of WMO from the bottom end of South Africa, a self contained generator that dispenses with the need for a world wide community of old blokes in boiler suits (dungarees for those in the US of A) and cardigans with leather elbow patches, entirely, is now (almost) a reality!

Cheers Stef
Tighten 'til it strips, weld nut to chassis, peen stud, adjust with angle grinder.

ajaffa1

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 371
    • View Profile
Re: Willem Andree custom lister engine and generator for sale
« Reply #37 on: July 15, 2018, 08:38:13 AM »
Hi guys, while we are on the stupid and impossible thread, what about electrolysis? We could set up an cathode and anode in the crankcase and re-plate the white metal bearings faster than they wear.

Bob

glort

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1720
    • View Profile
Re: Willem Andree custom lister engine and generator for sale
« Reply #38 on: July 15, 2018, 10:11:59 AM »

Speaking of electrolysis.....
Got a couple of drums today to use to set up my Hydrogen gas frivolity to a decent and usable scale.
I have been using a couple of solar panels on the shed roof this week to make some gas in a bucket of water.  One set of electrodes stainless steel, the other Aluminum.  Ran for about 3-4 Days but when I checked today there wwas no activity. Thought the power was lost but was fine. Must have just neutralized the KOH I used as electrolyte.

I'll set up again with the drums and capture the gas ( or one side of it anyway) and see how it goes.

I did come up with a brilliant and cunning plan this could be automated so it produces gas on demand.  Have a floating reserve tank with the electrodes ( aluminium secured in the lower portion of the floating inverted drum.  As the gas is used, the drum sinks, the electrodes go into the electrolyte, gas is produced.  When the reserve is full, electrodes are lifted from water and production all but stops.

Of course this could be like a free energy setup.  Use the engine to turn a generator to make gas which you feed into the engine and no fuel consumption!
It's brilliant!  I'll start selling plans this week.

NO, I don't want to hear from you closed minded defeatist nay sayers going on about physics and scientific principals and things like friction and efficiency and all that.  If you put all this close minded thinking behind you and don't let thing like science and fact get in you way, anything is possible.
Just ask we willie weirdo.

I see the OP, Whoever he is has tried a new tactic to sell his engine. I think he had it at 18K, then reduced it to 10 K, now ofter some months of no success he's tried another tactic..... RAISE the price back up to $21K.

Yep, you see that all the time. Too expensive to get a buyer at $10K so you more than double the price and things will be sold in mere hours.  You read about it in the papers all the time. It's a great way to sell stuff...... Least it would be if it ever worked the way you'd want it to.

Unfortunatley that pesky reality thing gets in the way of these dreams yet again.  :'(

Boxelder

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 34
    • View Profile

AdeV

  • Administrator
  • Sr. Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 434
    • View Profile
Re: Willem Andree custom lister engine and generator for sale
« Reply #40 on: July 15, 2018, 09:53:48 PM »
I see the OP, Whoever he is has tried a new tactic to sell his engine. I think he had it at 18K, then reduced it to 10 K, now ofter some months of no success he's tried another tactic..... RAISE the price back up to $21K.

Weirdly, that tactic sometimes works... I was once trying to sell a bit of old computer hardware. Wasn't having any bites trying to shift it at a low "must sell" price... so I hiked it up (doubled it IIRC). It sold within hours... Go figure.
Cheers!
Ade.
--------------
1x Lister CS Start-o-Matic (complete, runs)
0x Lister JP4 :( - Sold to go in a canal boat.

glort

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1720
    • View Profile
Re: Willem Andree custom lister engine and generator for sale
« Reply #41 on: July 15, 2018, 10:38:06 PM »

I think the difference in your case Ade was that you were going from Cheap up, not from over priced already to more over priced still.
They are having an each way bet though. $8K on craigs list, $21K on fleabay.

I'll tell you another tactic that works too.....  Photograph your item on a clean, uncluttered background, not against piles of shit everywhere in your back yard.
Something I learnt when buying and selling cars.  Presentation matters and a lot of people will be put off if they see a seller looks like they live in a tip.

I used to like to go to places that had photographed their Vehicle on an overgrown unmowed lawn.  I knew very well a LOT of people were put off by that and the seller unless they had something special, would not have got much interest and I was in a good position to bargain with them. 
Often when my father has a car to sell, I take it down the road and stop in front of this big beautifully kept place with the perfect lawn and fountains and do the pics so it looks like it's in their front yard.
Get the odd question about that but the people DO show up.

mike90045

  • Mendocino Metro
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1198
  • Mmmm BBQ
    • View Profile
    • Mikes Solar PV page
Re: Willem Andree custom lister engine and generator for sale
« Reply #42 on: July 16, 2018, 02:40:42 AM »
>  when I checked today there wwas no activity. Thought the power was lost but was fine.
>   Must have just neutralized the KOH I used as electrolyte

KOH will dissolve aluminum. Fast.  Aluminum flake is added to KOH drain cleaner to heat things up and dissolve clots

glort

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1720
    • View Profile
Re: Willem Andree custom lister engine and generator for sale
« Reply #43 on: July 16, 2018, 06:42:24 AM »

The aluminium I used as electrodes look untouched. That's why I think the electrolyte ran out of Puff.
I could use salt but I read that makes Chlorine gas. Having a by product of Chlorine wouldn't be bad though!

I might get to that again tomorrow.  Main thing is what to use and how to locate the electrode that will give off the oxygen around the inside of the large drum so the oxygen escapes as I don't want to make Boom! gas just Hydrogen.

I think the bigger the plate the more oxygen will be produced. I picked up a bunch of steel plates on the weekend so I guess I could give a couple of them a try in place of the aluminium.