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Forum: Generators 26-03-18, 08:55 PM
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Posted By Bravemeister
It lives!!!!! Coil works spot on! Shout-out...

It lives!!!!!

Coil works spot on! Shout-out to Bradford Armature winding company who re-wound it!

Lucien, many thanks for your assistance over the past few weeks/months!

Now to make it a...
Forum: Generators 13-03-18, 09:40 PM
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Posted By Bravemeister
Its been a while.... After a lot of...

Its been a while....

After a lot of searching and phone calls I have finally got my coil re-wound. I will be collecting it on Friday and getting it hooked up for testing over the weekend!

Its...
Forum: Generators 15-02-18, 08:44 PM
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Posted By Bravemeister
Hi Lucien, Many thanks for your response. ...

Hi Lucien,

Many thanks for your response.

I'm looking on the internet to find someone with the same generator set and LC coil and contact them to measure theirs......

I will measure the...
Forum: Generators 01-02-18, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Bravemeister
Hi, you might be able to help me with my...

Hi, you might be able to help me with my start-o-matic issue too.

My LC/4 relay coil has gone open circuit so the set wont output unless I hold the relay on.

I'm trying to either replace the...
Forum: Generators 30-01-18, 01:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,901
Posted By Bravemeister
There is life!! :yahoo: Had the set running...

There is life!! :yahoo:

Had the set running for about 15 mins last night having replaced the capacitor! Lucien, many thanks for your help!

Now moving on to the relay coil... I'm going to speak...
Forum: Generators 27-01-18, 11:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,901
Posted By Bravemeister
Evening all! Having re-read Luciens previous...

Evening all!

Having re-read Luciens previous post, I realised that the voltage had increased on the spec'd capacitor, and it was only the capacitance that had dropped.

Anyway, I have ordered...
Forum: Generators 20-01-18, 12:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,901
Posted By Bravemeister
Hi Lucien, Apologies for the late reply. ...

Hi Lucien,

Apologies for the late reply.

I have ordered the diode you suggested, 1N5408, and should be here sometime this coming week.

Regarding the capacitor, what is the thinking behind a...
Forum: Generators 12-01-18, 08:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,901
Posted By Bravemeister
I have had a response from both Stationary engine...

I have had a response from both Stationary engine parts and Sleeman Hawkin. Unfortunately neither of them stock anything like the part I'm trying to source.

I got a reply from someone called...
Forum: Generators 08-01-18, 10:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,901
Posted By Bravemeister
Just reading through the bits at the end of your...

Just reading through the bits at the end of your post, Lucien.

K1 is definitely working - I can start the set, it will get up to speed, tick over for 30 secs or so, then shut off.

The DC...
Forum: Generators 08-01-18, 09:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,901
Posted By Bravemeister
Hi Lucien, This write up is fantastic! I...

Hi Lucien,

This write up is fantastic! I can finally work through and put arrows on my own replica diagram to work out how this all works!

Have emailed stationary engine parts and sleeman...
Forum: Generators 28-12-17, 09:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,901
Posted By Bravemeister
See attached for wiring

See attached for wiring
Forum: Generators 28-12-17, 09:22 PM
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Posted By Bravemeister
Hi Lucien, Please see attached diagram....

Hi Lucien,

Please see attached diagram. Picture of the wiring etc to follow

Regards,

Matt
Forum: Generators 26-12-17, 03:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,901
Posted By Bravemeister
Hi Lucien, By "the timing of its operation...

Hi Lucien,

By "the timing of its operation and release", do you mean when the relay kicks in allowing the set to output? Is this not something that can be controlled by a variable resistor either...
Forum: Generators 24-12-17, 07:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,901
Posted By Bravemeister
An update. As per Lucien's suggestions...

An update.

As per Lucien's suggestions regarding points 1 and 2, I have measured mains voltage at 240V AC (Having adjusted the engine slightly....) across points 1 and 2 (or blue and black as they...
Forum: Generators 21-12-17, 10:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,901
Posted By Bravemeister
Lucien, Having read through your post...

Lucien,

Having read through your post several times with the diagram up I have noticed a possible problem.... My electrics have no LCT variable resistor, instead it goes from the 3 diodes in a...
Forum: Generators 21-12-17, 08:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,901
Posted By Bravemeister
Wow, thank you all for your replies - Lucien in...

Wow, thank you all for your replies - Lucien in particular!

Ill be sure to give your tests a go and see what comes of it - Watch this space (Though I probably wont be able to get to it until the...
Forum: Generators 19-12-17, 11:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,901
Posted By Bravemeister
The 3 diodes in a row "LCR". I cant get a reading...

The 3 diodes in a row "LCR". I cant get a reading across it when doing a diode check.

On the other single diode I get 0.303 voltage drop.
Forum: Generators 19-12-17, 11:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,901
Posted By Bravemeister
The grey thing in the bottom right corner,...

The grey thing in the bottom right corner, electrical diagram to follow.
Forum: Generators 19-12-17, 08:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,901
Posted By Bravemeister
1.75 kW startomatic no output, diode?

Hi All,

Since my last post I have bought a replacement alternator for my now running engine. This is the same alternator, however comes with the startomatic panel.

I have connected everything...
Forum: Generators 10-12-17, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By Bravemeister
Apologies for not responding sooner. I don't seem...

Apologies for not responding sooner. I don't seem to get notifications of replies to my post.

Anyway... I found an engine and alternator on Ebay a few weeks ago, same engine, same alternator.The...
Forum: Generators 19-11-17, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By Bravemeister
1.75 KVA lister generator

Hi all,

Was recently given a Lister SL1 engine and generator that had seen better days as a project to see if I could get it going again. The engine was the easy bit, now I'm on to the generator....
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