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Old 09-11-2018, 03:18:38 AM
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On removing head on a lister J look what i found about 15 guessing a female was in there and the males just kept arriving bore is perfect
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Old 09-11-2018, 09:45:46 AM
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apparently lizard oil is as good as snake oil
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Old 09-12-2018, 02:14:14 AM
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That is Goanna Oil not Lizard, silly!!!!!
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of course, of course,
right you are.

being young(ish) i only have vague memories of Goanna oil bottle / packet in museums.

interesting history:
https://www.psa.org.au/wp-content/up...tml/page7.html
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being young(ish) i only have vague memories of Goanna oil bottle / packet in museums.
You can still buy it can't you? I'm sure I brought a bottle not that long ago.
At our place in Loganholme we have a bit of trouble with Geckos getting into stuff. For some reason they love air conditioners.

Any more of a story with the Lister Mr GT? I see it's an earlier one with the flick magneto. Gees they're a solid old bit of kit.

Cheers Scott
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Old 09-13-2018, 04:30:14 AM
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Have 2 around the same age one has had a gear fitter, i have only removed the carby off that one. The graveyard was all cleaned up and put back together. Maybe one day i will get serious with them
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I found the same thing with an SD MacDonald I got going about 20 years ago ! It had about 50 lizards in the combustion chamber when I pulled the head off ! (because of lack of compression) I recon what happened was they crawled in under the cap over the exhaust and couldn't climb out again because of the slippery carbon in the exhaust ! Made me feel real sorry for them !
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