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Read Harrys Instructions hope to post Video. Still did not work anybody else having trouble posting video or photos?
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I figured out why I am unable to post videos, My files are on an AVI format Smokstak won't allow downloads from this type of file. Trying to convert to something compatible. Some info on web any suggestions?
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File size is typically massive and Harry wisely won't support it.

Throw it up on You tube. Then link it here and you're golden.
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Posted a video on youtube it took about 3 hours to up load is this normal or did I do something wrong? Is there an easy way to link youtube to smokestack? Thanks for any advice.
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Try this link to YouTube Light plant videos

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Excellent job! Looks and runs really nice. Its always nice to see another lightplant restored and especially running cause there isn't too many people that mess around with these gems. Thanks for posting and good luck on your next one!
I posted your video here so it is easier, if you want me to take it off, please let me know. Thanks again.


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Sweet! Is that sight gauge on the fuel tank original equipment?
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Thanks for posting video. How did you do it? I have been trying to add a link or post it on smokestack. What brand of light plants do you have?

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Yes the sight glass is original. The Radiator has one also. The one on the radiator was broken, but replaced as original.
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Noyes, I sent you an email. let me know if it works.
So far my collection consist of:
Genco 32v,
Matthews 32v,
Univeral 32v ,
Marco 32v,
Fairbanks z 1 1/2hp 32v
Fairbanks z 3hp 32v,
2 Kohler 4 cylinders, one 110dc and one 110ac,
2 little tiny tims 6volts.
I also have an older Onan, but it is more of a generator than a lightplant, as are the Kohlers. I had a Delco 32v 850 watt, but just sold it. I should of kept it but just trying to make some room. I also have an extra Fairbanks dynamo I was thinking of mounting it w/ my Detroit engine.
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Very nice video!

I've got one of those as well. Its a later one with the round gas tank over the front of a honeycomb radiator. Its 850 watts. Its in pieces, but I did get it to run and it did work.

One of these days I'll get it back together....
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