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Lister Based Generators / SL3 with 6Kva Gen on Ebay
« on: August 31, 2018, 01:42:31 PM »
Can't help myself I see these bargains but they are always two states away from where I am.  Good luck to somebody in Victoria though. The only disadvantage would be that the gen would be Lister crossfield type a bit tricky to set up and slow to respond to load changes but ultra reliable

General Discussion / Cheap 10Kva generators in West Australia
« on: November 05, 2016, 02:29:06 PM »
Looking in Grays online auction site I see Coates the hire firm is disposing of about 20 lighting tower generators. All 1500 rpm and driven by cat or perkins 3 cylinder diesels these would have a lot of hours on them I guess so an inspection would be necessary. But at $69.00 for the dearest the last time I looked these could be a good buy.

Waste Vegetable Oil / Interesting experiments on WVO
« on: August 22, 2016, 03:11:30 PM »
http://wordpress.ei.columbia.edu/lenfest/files/2012/11/Compression-Ignition-enginer-modifications-for-straight-plant-oil-fueling-in-remote-contexts.pdf        This paper is a bit long but details attempts to tune a CS for wvo and probably only useful for people in warm climates as they replace the C.O.V. with a plug for preheating the fuel.

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