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    Star war mixer

    Well I have made a new mixer with a 250 liter hot water unit angled belt drive prop outlets and transfer pump on a stand all beautiful. The only trouble is my old mixer still works well and fits. I...
  2. Thread: Cheaper Meth

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    Cheaper Meth

    A friend rang around and found Caltex bulk fuel at Gympie Came in at $250 per drum so we got a few. Nambour has closed all its bulk outlets that I know off. The owner at Gympie flicks drums around...
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    Re: Building my Processor

    Have never handled Koh, could anyone tell me if it tritates out the same as NaoH? Does it raise the temp. of the mix the same as NaoH?? Glad Michael shed and gear is still OK (Don't tell Wife)...
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    Re: Building my Processor

    Yep Stuart, that's what I meant, greasy hemp. I think it will work without smoking if the bio liquid is up against it. Some inboard boat shafts still use hemp, we did on a 4 in shaft with a V 12...
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    Re: Building my Processor

    Making do is old people's way, just get hemp rope (any plumber or shop) and rap it around shaft the right way so it won't unwind behind leaking seal and that will work. Cheers
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    Re: 2H or 1HZ ? any big difference?

    Bueff, run a 75 2h ute for over 20 years, over 10 on bio no trouble but 75 s usually need gear box over haul around 220,000. Inline pump as solid as but not a high speed power. 2h motor based on a...
  7. Thread: Brag a bit

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    Brag a bit

    Just returned from a close to 4000 k trip to Victoria and back with fuel to spare. Went east to Omeo then over Hotham only to run into a blizzard. Snow 80 k wind and bio, kept going but got a...
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    Bit Cloudy, had a thought

    Having come from a rural back ground and remember the cream seperator I googled centrifuge for bio. Seems they work a treat but the cost? One could spin one up if suitable parts could be found, like...
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    Sticky: Poll: Re: Diesel Particulate Filters and Bio

    I have a friend who I taught to make bio, He now has the latest model. He removed ofending item ,washed it with high pressure hose and put back in place with no trouble. It is a common fail motor and...
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    Re: Methanol prices

    Michael, Nambour fuels where I got my last was the best ever now Nambour's Reliance Petrolium has closed, think he would have it for about $240. Cade is coming up tomorow so ring him or I can e-mail...
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    Re: my first water wash.

    Your very game, water and bio scares me. Have been making and useing for about 11 years and all I do is let it stand in 44 s. About every third drum fill I empty drum right out usually has 50 mm...
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    Re: Building my Processor

    Michael don't worry about the seal on the element just smear it with solastic, If you are short of a element I have a spare and Cademan can get it on Saturday. Also spare pullies etc Cheers Grey...
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    Caught again at my age?

    Thought I had it all worked out only to find my meth mixer got thrombosis. R2D2 as it's called has worked faultless for quite a while. Then bits of caustic built up in the pipes till they blocked....
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    Re: Building my Processor

    O the drum, all the inside paint will disolve I think. One thing we got caught with was fumes from the brew shorted out the agi motor. Beat it with a good lid and little fans blowing on the 1 horse...
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    Re: Turk Burner under development

    Hi all, yes we could have the meeting at my place, 236 Bunya Rd North Arm (15 ks north of Nambour Called "Casper Downs".) I could demo the "Turk Stove" bring ear muffs as it sounds like a jet on full...
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    Has the light come on?

    I remember back in the 50es my uncle had a kero fridge which worked very well. Now with rising ele. prices why can't we run a big fridge on bio? All the kero done was heat the gas(and we could use...
  17. Thread: Animal fat

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    Re: Animal fat

    Jens Re fat, I heat all my oils- fats on a wood fire. A old truck rim with a mesh top that hold and heats four 20 liter drums at a time. Sounds crude but it works and is quick. Pour straight into...
  18. Thread: Animal fat

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    Animal fat

    A while ago I was given about 3000 liters of lard. It had been sitting around for years in a exposed spot with some 20 liter drums taking some water and chewed by the owners dog. The sus drums I...
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    Re: Long Range Tank

    Now is the time to conserve so a cheap tank like nothing would be a 100 liter gas bottle. To cut and weld safely FILL WITH WATER then you can do what ever. I altered one and fitted in the tray of my...
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    New Meth Mixer

    Hi to the list, just wanted to show the latest safe meth. & caustic mixer and to out do little son. All bit out of back of shed no cost involved but for throw out hot water tank( was Captan Cades) ...
  21. Thread: Tight wad

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    Re: Tight wad

    Gilfish, think I'll stick with 18.5% after hearing what you all say. I have never washed any fuel, just let it stand for 12 months. So far no trouble. Sometimes fuel is 2 year old and I clean 44s out...
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    Re: Tight wad

    Tilly, yes I know 6 tritration is not new oil but that's as fresh as we get , most is a cotten seed & canola and some has animal fat all makes go juice. Have just had a head spin with all the maths....
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    Tight wad

    Been trying a cost saver in making bio. Tony please correct me if this is wrong but when oil is close to new and tritate's at about 6 grams per liter I have found that I can use less methanol. As...
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    Re: Anyone with Glycerin !!!

    Johnojack. Don't worry about the tiny amounts of glycerin we all have, my dog has had a chew and did her coat shine. I have seen how stupid and corrupt the Environment Protection Fools really are and...
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    Re: Anyone with Glycerin !!!

    Glycerine has a lot of potassium which is great on banana plants, I just throw it on the ground around the plant and it keeps the weeds down and any banana theives slip over. After awhile it rot in...
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