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25 kW, 120/240 Volt, Single Phase, 1200 RPM Fairbanks Morse


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Old 07-17-2019, 10:10:39 PM
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Talking 25 kW, 120/240 Volt, Single Phase, 1200 RPM Fairbanks Morse

Not really in LA, but Illinois. Wouldn't matter. As much as I'd love to have it, there just wouldn't be any way...

But maybe someone here will snap it up!

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lg...935893816.html
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Default Re: 25 kW, 120/240 Volt, Single Phase, 1200 RPM Fairbanks Morse

The ad says "$2,000.00 or make a reasonable offer". I wonder what the seller considers a "reasonable offer" for a far past it's prime generator for which parts are NLA? It belongs in a private collection or maybe a county fair where it could be demonstrated to the public for a few days every year.
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Default Re: 25 kW, 120/240 Volt, Single Phase, 1200 RPM Fairbanks Morse

Wow... that's a monster.. Just love those gauges
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Default Re: 25 kW, 120/240 Volt, Single Phase, 1200 RPM Fairbanks Morse

Yes, I love the gauges too! But what is the top center one?

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He does state that it runs and generates. That puts it above most ads we see.

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The ad says "$2,000.00 or make a reasonable offer". I wonder what the seller considers a "reasonable offer" for a far past it's prime generator for which parts are NLA? It belongs in a private collection or maybe a county fair where it could be demonstrated to the public for a few days every year.
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I would say that the top center gauge is the tachometer.
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Nice big tach! I like that itís a slow speed 1200 RPM unit too. Probably good for looong operating runs.

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I'm really glad that isn't diesel powered.
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If I could, I would give that fuel hungry, thicc beauty an good home
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