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Wanted listeroid in Alaska
« on: September 03, 2019, 04:48:44 PM »
Haven't been on here much since everybody told me running WMO would ruin my engine LOL
Glad it worked out for you. I no longer live in texas, I now live in Alaska. I am looking for a listeroid and a 3 kw st type generator head for my landlord. His electric bill s 800 to 900 a month. You can run a roid here 24/7 @ 300 rpm to charge batteries on straight diesel for under 300 dollars LOL. I want to set up a power plant for him.
I am not too concerned about condition, he is a diesel mechanic and parts are easy to get.
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Re: Wanted listeroid in Alaska
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2019, 08:05:13 AM »
You might check this thread:
http://listerengine.com/smf/index.php?topic=8637.0
  engine sold as kit, convert from compressor to engine, and then bolt up a generator.
 Lots of views, many of us want to see it work, but many have also been burned by india too.

But I think for more reliable power , the chinfaga engines seem to be a better quality but higher RPM.

Listeroids loose a lot of heat between power strokes, and seem to suffer from getting carboned up,  But a little water injection helps ameliorate that problem.


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Re: Wanted listeroid in Alaska
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2019, 10:31:14 AM »
Hi Guys, I am a little concerned about using either of those water cooled engines in an environment where the temperatures can drop down to minus eighty centigrade in winter. I would be looking for an air cooled engine maybe a Lister ST or SR, more economical and very reliable in very cold conditions. They run at 1500 or 1800 RPM to meet your local generating requirements (50/60 HZ).

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Re: Wanted listeroid in Alaska
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2019, 02:47:46 AM »
Hi Guys, I am a little concerned about using either of those water cooled engines in an environment where the temperatures can drop down to minus eighty centigrade in winter. I would be looking for an air cooled engine maybe a Lister ST or SR, more economical and very reliable in very cold conditions. They run at 1500 or 1800 RPM to meet your local generating requirements (50/60 HZ).

Bob

What environment is that? Antarctica? Lol the lowest temperature ever recorded on earth is close to that.
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Re: Wanted listeroid in Alaska
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2019, 09:37:43 AM »
Hi Tanman, the clue is in the subject of the post "Wanted listeroid in Alaska". I have been to Canada in winter with temperatures down to minus 40 centigrade, I am guessing things are only going to get colder the further north you go. If Rbodell is serious about running a water cooled engine he is going to have to do it indoors or run it 24/7, alternatively he could put it on some sort of heated life support with a lot of antifreeze.

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Re: Wanted listeroid in Alaska
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2019, 03:09:09 PM »
That makes sense
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