Monday, January 01, 2007

New Listeroid Veggie-Gen Arriving

DJ MacIntyre from Leboise.com donated an 6/1 listeroid diesel engine to us. Jim Juczak from Woodhenge and I will be traveling to Belleghuan to pick it up in a couple of weeks. We will be building a 3kw Axial Flux permanent magnet alternator for the engine, which will charge our battery bank. This engine will also heat our hot domestic water. Fuel usage will be approximately 1/4 gallon per hour of used fryer oil.

3 Comments:

Blogger surfcam said...

I didn't notice a starts on the engine. Do you just rap a robe around the fly wheel and run.

Cameron
http://www.antiquedollhouseofpatterns.ca/

6:49 PM  
Blogger Steve Spence said...

There is a handle on the flywheel for hand cranking the engine. Spins easily with a compression release lever.

7:12 PM  
Blogger JC-Solar said...

I like this engine. It brings you one step closer to energy independence.

11:07 PM  

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