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Old 08-08-2017, 11:30:37 PM
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I know for sure (there really is a SANTA CLAUS) and I know where he lives. Made a road trip yesterday with my son, up to Ossining, NY--Beautiful area up there along the Hudson. Went to pick up the JC that Ed and his lovely wife Ann so graciously gave to me. I feel so lucky to be the recipient. Ed did not want some scrapper to send this machine for meltdown. It truly would be criminal to do so. Been looking the unit over most of the day, spliced, soldered, and heatshrunk two broken wires. Looks like maybe a squirrel was going to try and take up residence. The control box, relays ect. are in great shape. The starter relay pulled in but did not make contact internally, so drilled out rivets and cleaned up contact bolts and disk--all good now. Also was able to repair the 12 V gas valve. Ed said when it was removed that the demo crew just ripped one of the wires out. I re moved the coil and started digging insulation out and found the winding end, and replaced the wire--that's all good now, glad to have been able to save this as I am not fond of these new ones, and quite expensive to boot. Ed built a heavy platform and placed some real neat castors heavy duty type. This gets things up quite nicely. Hoping to fire up tommoro, if not will have wait until next week Planning to do the steam pagent as I do every year up in ny. I will post some pics soon. There was some discusion regarding the transfer switch, I will likely pick some of your brains, on this one. Also it is a tri-fuel, it looks identical to my JB-1 unit. Again Ed thanks so much. Hopefully catch you on the air sometime. Geo
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Old 08-09-2017, 06:49:41 AM
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Got her fired up today and it makes power, did not run but a few seconds, because I had the tins off. I had it hooked to natural gas. It started within two seconds and leveled off to 60 hz . Did not try any loading, but pretty sure this is going to be a great unit. Oil pressure near pegged, being cold. I put her dress back on for a couple of pics. I will be touching up the paint work as Ed included some paint. I will also be making a change on the oil drain plumbing. Now its off to the steam show. Geo
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