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    Re: Ethanol from wood chips

    Yes and removing the last 5% can be costly. Ethanol is hardly worth the effort, when you can buy Methanol at a reasonable price.
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    Re: Ethanol from wood chips

    Yes I have. The denaturing/bittering agents have changed over the years. At one time it was petrol, but because certain people actually drink the stuff it has been changed for something less...
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    Re: Ethanol from wood chips

    Not entirely true. I just read the label on my bottle of Metho. It states 95% Ethanol.
    Product Usages: Fuel/Lighting, Heavy Duty Disinfector/Cleaner, General Cleaning, Dewaterer/Drier, Stain...
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    Re: Fuel Hose for B100

    Push it on and install a clamp, either spring or screw, just like any other fuel hose.
    The big problem is finding a place that will sell in cut lengths and not a complete 250 foot roll.

    The hose...
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    Fuel Hose for B100

    I have been using some of this hose https://ph.parker.com/au/en/fuel-line-barrier-hose-super-flex-fl-series-397/39705 for some time now, like a year or 2 with very good results.
    And the price is...
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    Re: Musso Filter Heater

    I built one using 3/4 and 1/2 inch copper, readily available from Bunnings or any other hardware shop.

    Here's a pic. 2338
    It consists of 6 pieces. The 3/4 tube, 4 pieces of 1/2 inch tube, and 2...
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    Re: Musso Filter Heater

    Have a look here.

    Condenser, heat exchanger ..... same thing.
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    Re: CORONA virus alert updates

    Tilly, I don't think you have upset anyone.
    Just your last 3 posts are blank. not sure how they look your end, but they are blank to me.
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    Re: CORONA virus alert updates

    I think RONA has got Tilly.
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    Re: CORONA virus alert updates

    Actually you should water it down. High concentrations of ethanol are not as effective as when it is a bit weaker, so I read.
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    Re: Methanol supplies

    What you have there from Bunnings is Sodium Hydroxide. NaOH. Potassium Hydroxide is KOH. It will do the job, but remember the quantities need to be varied. If you want KOH look for chemical...
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    Re: Indonesia goes to B50 next year

    On the outside it looks all nice aand fuzzy.

    BUT they are not talking about biodiesel. The are talking about CRUDE PALM OIL. This may not be such good news.
  13. Thread: Axle breathers

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    Re: Axle breathers

    First thing I'd be doing is check the oil level.
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    Re: Does red dirt cause rust?

    In another life I used to live in a red dirt area. Never heard anything along these lines. Usually anything from the red dirt was preferred over anything from the coast It may have come from a...
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    Re: Foolproof Room Temperature (FRT) Biodiesel

    So you mean I can use your method and make biodiesel from my 200 litre block of lard without first having to heat it until it melts?
    I find that totally amazing.

    Can't wait to give it a crack...
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    Re: The chemistry of the glycerol (and soap) phase

    You are wrong Mark or do you find pleasure in peddling misinformation?

    1 heating step, then
    1 cooling step.

    Go and actually read the instructions before having a hissy fit.

    MAKING THE...
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    Re: Foolproof Room Temperature (FRT) Biodiesel

    [QUOTE=Dr Mark;66583]Note to anyone reading this thread:

    1. The Dr Pepper method has two heating steps:

    > the "drying" process for the WVO
    > the heating step for the...
  18. Thread: Fat fail

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    Re: Fat fail

    Oh my bad. I see where you are now. That fat titrates very high and would be a problem right from the start.

    I have never used anything that high. It may not do what you want it to,...
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    Re: Fat fail

    [QUOTE=Johnnojack;66520]250ml of methanol and added it to 10litres of 'fat'[QUOTE]

    With all due respect, Are you just chucking darts at the wall to come up with these numbers?

    You would need 2...
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    Re: Confusing problem with my biodiesel

    If I where using NaOH I would be using around 5g as base amount. If you are doing 1L test batches then as a test you could do one at 4.5, 5 and 5.5 and see what works best for you. I have found...
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    Re: Foolproof Room Temperature (FRT) Biodiesel

    And not to mention the NaOH/KOH you save by not using more than is required.


    I don't believe there is such thing as a foolproof anything in life, because no matter what along will come some fool...
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    Re: Use for bio waste?

    The point is 2 kg of sugar in a 6 cubic metre truck load of concrete is enough to stop it from setting. So if you think 20 litres of byproduct would have no effect, then maybe you need to rethink it.
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    Re: Use for bio waste?

    You really think so?

    Well try this next time you get to doing some concreting done. Chuck a 2 kg bag of sugar into the back of the truck and get them to give it a real got mixing. You should...
  24. Thread: Fat fail

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    Re: Fat fail

    tits of 8 are a bit high for my liking. Dig a hole and bury it.
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    Re: series 60 brakes.

    My thoughts is it is not a blocked hose at all, but rather the piston in the master cylinder for the rear circuit is stuck and not returning. I would start by loosening pipe to the rear brakes right...
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