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    Re: Danger in the shed - please read

    It's also thought the Hindenburg was started and accelerated by the use at the time of nitrocellulose as the 'dope' on the fabric. Not only did they use it to waterproof and tighten fabric-covered...
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    Re: using glycerine in bio gas digester

    The blowtorch would be worth a try but since in that or a blower type burner the fuel is hot when it exits the nozzle it probably wouldn't be reliable for long unless you were using purified...
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    Re: using glycerine in bio gas digester

    What is the decomposition formula? 290 isn't really hot if you are burning something in open air even and since it is a lousy fuel it doesn't have any possibilities in a furnace type burner but...
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    Re: Glycerol / glycerine / byproduct pre wash

    KOH only and always
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    Re: Glycerol / glycerine / byproduct pre wash

    I have tried this mixing an entire batch of glyc to clean the next lot of oil. The result was astounding with beautiful clean oil from crap with a tiny titration. Unfortunately the glycerol...
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    Re: using glycerine in bio gas digester

    I think it might be used in a diesel fuel additive to lower cloud point. So now comes the easy part - how do I purify my byproduct?
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    Re: Bio Sludge in fuel tank

    I bought 2 dead Mazda Capellas from a biodiesel guy; sitting 8 years. He had started out doing all the right things then stopped using a biocide. One car had to have the whole fuel system replaced,...
  8. Hot Water heating elements old fashioned 45 mm to buy

    Anyone out there have or know of a supplier re a couple old 45 mm.dia. ceramic and nichrome wire hot water heating elements? I use them in my bio processor etc. they don't last forever and are...
  9. Thread: Drying NaOH

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    Re: Drying NaOH

    The best reagent to remove water from NaOH is obviously Na. Putting some in your sealed flask will extract every bit of oxygen and moisture from the contained air. I would first flush it with...
  10. Thread: Wanted to buy

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    Re: Wanted to buy

    Thanks
    I don't actually have the injector pump to fix unfortunately but that is a really great series on dis/reassembling.
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    Wanted to buy

    Grey import blues: Does anyone have repair manuals hard copy or digital or even wiring diagrams for '89 on mazda diesel capella or a diesel injection pump for a Toyota 2C motor (93 corolla)? Or even...
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    Re: My 'first ever' biodiesel reactions

    Out of interest I took the byproduct off a batch and after about four days when almost no more was forthcoming set aside a 4 litre bottle of fresh unwashed bio and allowed to settle for 5 weeks. At...
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    Re: Heating element

    Easy isn't necessarily the best. I personally use the old fashioned ceramic elements with nichrome springs all through them - you can weld a close fitting steel tube right through the processor body...
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    Re: My 'first ever' biodiesel reactions

    Wow Tony -After all this time you are a newby!!! And on the same learning curve as everybody. Pumps: my first processor has a cast iron centrifugal pump that I got for nothing at the recycler...
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    Mazda Capella Supercharged Electrics

    Having saved two early nineties capellas from the recycler - converting one to a manual naturally- aspirated with a near new import motor and the other a supercharged automatic. They had been sitting...
  16. Re: What Should İ Buy To Use Bio Without Any Problem ? Mercedes cdi 220 or passat 2.0

    And at 125 thousand the camshaft and lifters were stuffed. It was a design fault to do with the PD configuration - the 4 cam lobes for the injectors are about 35 mm wide, so the rest of the cams...
  17. Re: What Should İ Buy To Use Bio Without Any Problem ? Mercedes cdi 220 or passat 2.0

    Actually I have had no problem with 100% biodiesel in a 2 litre PD VW caddy except with the dealer who threw away all the bio in the tank when it got towed in having let my wife down in the back of...
  18. WANTED Injection pump parts for comprex S/Chg Mazda

    Trying to do up an injection pump (need a cam plate because the pump was sitting full of bio too many years) and find this is a difficult animal to pin down. Anybody have or know someone.....?...
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    Re: solar electric power for heating

    Yeah they are doing that to us here. Maybe someone smarter than me can work some kind of system to dump your 8c excess whenever it is being produced into your hot water tank as a political act if...
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    Re: solar electric power for heating

    I designed and built an industrial size and engineer certificated, insurable flame proof motors etc. system for a friend out of a milk vat. The vat had its own associated refrigeration so it is...
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    Re: Diesel Mazda 626

    Thanks Tony
    But I guarantee there is a computer, it is inside on the floor just under and forward of the radio. What it really does I know not but those weird little prong thingy connections on top...
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    Diesel Mazda 626

    I want to put a naturally- aspirated, standard trans setup in a supercharged '92 automatic. Like sometimes less really is more. Does anyone know where I can get wiring diagrams so as to sort out...
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    Re: Pressing oil from acorns

    An easier system. Fatten pigs with them. Eat the pork. Convert the excess fat to biodiesel. The pigs do the harvesting, a ring in each nose will keep them from tearing your property up and a...
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    Re: growing my own oil

    Its like making your own alcohol. Would you use say apple schnapps to make biodiesel worth $1.50 a litre plus intense drying procedure or drink it (worth $20 per litre)

    There is no way burning...
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    Re: No titration tubes for sale

    Maybe because everyone uses cheap disposable syringes. I use three at a time, over and over, the numbers don't even wipe off unless you are careless and get hot oil on them. Like $5 gives you a...
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