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Onan Direct Coupled Generator Head Conversion


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Old 02-04-2018, 02:54:37 PM
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Nothing old should ever be scrapped. It really is as simple as that. They aren't making this stuff anymore. Quality is a thing of the past. All that's left is all we'll ever have. GIVE it to someone here before getting a few pennies per pound to destroy it. Want to scrap something, haul some modern junk in to the scrappers. They can have ALL of that crap as far as I'm concerned.
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Shipping might only be $100-150 if get the right company. There are some deals out there, trucks running empty on return runs ect. Biggest PITA is getting a good pallet and strapping it on. 400 pounds without a wench of some sort is tough
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Old 02-04-2018, 04:36:57 PM
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Commercial shipping is not the only option. Some people will drive considerable distances for the right set or part for same. I have had people spend most of a day driving, and more money for fuel than the part costs, and be glad to get it.
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Shipping might only be $100-150 if get the right company. There are some deals out there, trucks running empty on return runs ect. Biggest PITA is getting a good pallet and strapping it on. 400 pounds without a wench of some sort is tough
Wench | Definition of Wench by Merriam-Webster

Definition of wench. 1 a : a young woman : girl. b : a female servant. 2 : a lewd woman : prostitute

? How does the wench help?
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I would think a wench could help any project. Maybe not directly, but sure help with an attitude adjustment if things weren't going right.
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Old 02-04-2018, 05:56:05 PM
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I suppose a wench could helpful in many ways, as is a wrench and a winch.


wench = female servant. 4 or 5 of them could help me lift the 400 pounds

..... maybe I should spellcheck, ok maybe not, it's a real word and didn't get flagged... my bad....winch
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Send a cute Wench to my house and she can have it for free...the Generator I mean

The guy wanted $75.00 but I talked him down because he was moving and didn't want to lug it around anywhere.

It is apart already. I have made use of a few parts that were on it so I got my $30.00 back easily. I contacted someone close who I thought may be interested..got a yes response and thought way cool! Then after a few weeks I reached out again and nothing materialized.

I need room in my Garage, could not give it away, thought I could use the Genhead at least and now probably not...So there is my dilemma.

If someone wants anything from it they can have it free, but must pay for packaging and shipping, contact me soon.
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Old 02-09-2018, 09:18:41 AM
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Ok, to get out of the Smokstak Doghouse. I offered the Genset to a Camp Neighbor.

He is handy with things and I offered to guide him on what he will need to get this thing up and going.

May take him a year, he is very Louisiana no rush type guy, and since I have a big boat and I know one day me and 3 guys will be out there trying not to throw out our backs helping him install it
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