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Forum: Towing & Trailers 11-09-18, 04:02 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,450
Posted By Lister M
I've just got an 5' x 4' unbraked from my next...

I've just got an 5' x 4' unbraked from my next door neighbour for 30, needs some new woodwork and paint but it now means I can go to the tip with rubbish because council deemed my Ifor Williams 8' x...
Forum: Generators 06-09-18, 04:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By Lister M
I dont want to charge it from my car, I want to...

I dont want to charge it from my car, I want to charge when at a rally particularly if I'm there for several days.

Martin P
Forum: Generators 05-09-18, 08:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By Lister M
Gentlemen, It will be a mixture of Lucian's...

Gentlemen,

It will be a mixture of Lucian's option 4 and Robotstar5's box with meters.

Thank you all for your idea's.

Martin P
Forum: Generators 05-09-18, 10:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By Lister M
For me 12 volt alternators are best as my brother...

For me 12 volt alternators are best as my brother builds off road trialers and always has spares etc and they are cheap i.e 0:smile:
Forum: Lister D & F 05-09-18, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By Lister M
Then all of the corrugated tanks I've seen are...

Then all of the corrugated tanks I've seen are not gascoines of which I've only seen flat ones.

A photograph would have helped.

Martin P
Forum: Generators 05-09-18, 08:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By Lister M
Totally agree Dan, The idea is to use the...

Totally agree Dan,

The idea is to use the stationary engine to give it a load and just use one lot of fuel, I currently use my Generator to charge the batteries which takes four hours to give a...
Forum: Lister D & F 04-09-18, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By Lister M
What do you mean by corrugations, if you look a...

What do you mean by corrugations, if you look a the tank you have three flat sides and the front has the corrugations vertically from left to right, there is also a top with the filler.

If this is...
Forum: Generators 04-09-18, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By Lister M
Minorman, I want to charge my mobility...

Minorman,

I want to charge my mobility scooter's batteries so that I don't have to run my Generator constantly for four hours during the evenings like I did at the GDSF this year.
A battery it...
Forum: Generators 04-09-18, 06:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By Lister M
A technical question

Gentlemen,

Is there any reason why I cant connect a 12v to 240v inverter directly to a car alternator or would I need to put a battery in between them.

Martin P
Forum: Ignition Systems 02-09-18, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Lister M
Testing a coil

Gentlemen,

I am checking over a RS1 magneto for a friend and I cant remember what readings I'm supposed to get between the HT connection, the condenser lead and the earth lead, if somebody can...
Forum: Pumps 30-08-18, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By Lister M
Last week I had my lister vertical pump OB1 at...

Last week I had my lister vertical pump OB1 at Dorset and there was an identical pump which was made by Godwins of Dursley.

Martin P
Forum: Pumps 30-08-18, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By Lister M
Philip, It looks like one of the H range but...

Philip,

It looks like one of the H range but appears smaller than the H1, another one of your finds.

Martin P
Forum: Member's Vehicles 20-08-18, 05:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,946
Posted By Lister M
From what I've read the worst that can happen is...

From what I've read the worst that can happen is they don't disengage so would be safe if a little annoying, if youve owned an Astra or a Cavalier there mechanical brakes were good at sticking on.
...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 17-08-18, 09:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,946
Posted By Lister M
I used a Vauxhall Vivaro/Renault Trafic for 15...

I used a Vauxhall Vivaro/Renault Trafic for 15 years, excellent towing vehicle and you can carry inside as well, when I retired I replaced it with a Subaru Forrester 2.0 TD, also an excellent towing...
Forum: Oil & Gas Engines 17-08-18, 12:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,341
Posted By Lister M
Have I been playing with engines that long, there...

Have I been playing with engines that long, there was an interesting man. A tour around his sheds was a treat which our club did regularly.

Martin P
Forum: General Issues 16-08-18, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,270
Posted By Lister M
I doubt very much if the viscosity of the fuel...

I doubt very much if the viscosity of the fuel today is any different to what it was 40 years ago.

Martin P
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 01-08-18, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,182
Posted By Lister M
At Ducklington this year I tried to start my 1924...

At Ducklington this year I tried to start my 1924 Lister A at 10:00 by 11:30 I gave up as the magneto refused to spark, tried again in the afternoon. still no sparks. Sunday morning had another go...
Forum: Paints & Finishes 30-07-18, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By Lister M
I find a wipe with any oily rag does the job for...

I find a wipe with any oily rag does the job for bright work and paint when I show my engines is enough.

Martin P
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 23-07-18, 08:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 834
Posted By Lister M
Philip, Glad to see you were there but every...

Philip,

Glad to see you were there but every time I came down for a word you were spark out from the previous nights sessions and you didnt come up our end, maybe couldn't :whistle: I didn't have...
Forum: Restorations Section 19-07-18, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,157
Posted By Lister M
Don't be surprised if your D has a Hernia, I used...

Don't be surprised if your D has a Hernia, I used a Lister A to drive my similar sized mill and I ran its best with a Lister L.

Martin P
Forum: Diesel Engine Section 12-07-18, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By Lister M
I learn something new every day, I use PIXresizer...

I learn something new every day, I use PIXresizer to do batches of pictures, Paint can now do my one offs.
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 12-07-18, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Lister M
Crank, The tank brackets on your B are they...

Crank,

The tank brackets on your B are they original, I have a 1924 exactly the same as yours with the wrong tank and need to make brackets for it, could you measure yours please for me.
...
Forum: General Issues 11-07-18, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By Lister M
Sent you a PM

Sent you a PM
Forum: General Issues 11-07-18, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By Lister M
One more question does it have crankcase breather...

One more question does it have crankcase breather grills above the crankshaft bearings.

Martin P
Forum: General Issues 10-07-18, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By Lister M
What age is your engine, it looks like it might...

What age is your engine, it looks like it might have been returned to the factory to have a new type barrel and head fitted as engines with removable heads where made from 1922, the crank case is pre...
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