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Old 21-12-17, 04:35 PM   #1
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Peter, I believe you have lots of information on Stuart Turner engines, you may or may not know I have 5 Stuart Turners, mostly generator sets, I do have some information on most of them but would really like to be able to confirm or add to the data I have.
If I list them would you have time to let me know what information you hold on the please.
This would be appreciated as I like to add as much factual info I can to my notice boards.
Thanks in anticipation.
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Sure, no problem, books are at work, so I can't look them up in the evenings.

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Old 21-12-17, 09:01 PM   #3
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Thank you Peter.

P3 230v ac genset No 38590

P5 230v ac genset No 15917

P4 50v dc genset No 13349

P2 12v dc genset No 38583

R3 pump set No 30447

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I'll check tomorrow, but a coarse dating would place these as follows@

P3 230v ac genset No 38590 January 1951

P5 230v ac genset No 15917 May 1953

P4 50v dc genset No 13349 Jan/Feb 1946

P2 12v dc genset No 38583 Same as above, January 1951

R3 pump set No 30447 March / April 1936

I'll check the books in detail tomorrow at work.

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Old 22-12-17, 02:04 PM   #5
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13349 sold to S W Bligh on the 9th January 1946. Sold to replace P4 engine No8534. Lucas N10 magneto, "Flywheel end start". No service notes.

15917 sold on 30th April 1953 to Eliston & Eliston, P5 genny set, rad cooled, BKB alternator No 7252/2, switchboard No 8724. No service notes.

30447 sold on 17th October 1935 to J A Davies. Wico WB magneto No 963, switchboard No 1113, dynamo L&C No 41X817.
Service info: Expansion chamber 2nd October 1936, overhauled 20th November 1952, Miller magneto 2nd March 1955.

38583 sold to F G Meakes 30th August 1956, R2Y marine charging plant. Dynamo L&C 82P454 switchboard 10049. No service data.

38590 sold 17th October 1956, R3 genny set. Petrol/TVO, BKB alternator B33722, switchboard 10064. No service records.

There is a big variation between the book start and finish numbers and the dates they contain!

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Thank you so much Peter, That information is great, I can now update the engine notices to reflect this additional information.
Very much appreciated.
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