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Hawker Siddeley / Electric Construction Schematics


October 17, 2020, 7:09 pm

I don?t know if anyone can point me in the right direction. We have a 1983 Lister ST1 engine with a Electric Construction Limited / Hawker Siddeley generator. The latter needs some TLC and we?re look... Read more »

Lister ST2 Generator engine


May 11, 2020, 4:26 pm

I have a Lister ST2 which is suffering from rising oil level, basically the fuel is finding its way into the sump! Any ideas? Thanks! Read more »

coil ohm reading


July 6, 2019, 5:07 pm

I have an old commercial self propelled mower with a eh18 engine I lost spa rk so I replaced coil with a new one just like the one that came off of mow er.I had spark but engine would not start but... Read more »

Hills magneto for Crosley 1030


June 20, 2019, 6:15 pm

Does anyone have a hills magneto for the Crosley 1030 for sale? Read more »

Crosley 1030 stationary engine


June 20, 2019, 6:05 pm

Hi, can anyone tell me the measurements of the box exhaust for the Crosley 1030 please? Thanks Gerald Read more »

Is there anybody out there...?


December 30, 2018, 5:36 pm

This group seems a little moribund - anyone really still using it? -- Paul Cummins - Always a Nethead Wasting Bandwidth since 1981 Read more »

Do Smart cars have gas engines?


November 27, 2018, 1:25 pm

Gas engines are internal combustion engines that operate on gas fuels such as coal gas, producer gas, biogas, landfill gas or natural gas. http://bit. ly/2P4EtUz In the UK, the terms are ambiguous... Read more »

Norman t300


October 30, 2018, 3:52 pm

Just stripping my t300 and found a broken valve spring. Anyone out there got any ? Read more »

Lister D running speed


August 21, 2018, 10:28 am

My Lister D runs too fast. It has good spark and starts OK then revs up and needs to be stopped before it kills itself! I have checked the float chamber and am pretty sure that is OK. I think it is t... Read more »

Lister JA6 with 100kva Brush generator


August 11, 2018, 11:05 pm

Hi I am attemting to get the above machine restored and am looking for info on the generator head. Does anyone know where I could source the above material Many Thanks Phil Australia Read more »

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Wipac Cj magneto drive gear

rating: 5

Hi, I've recently acquired my first stationary engine, a 1949 Ruston pt. The magneto it came fitted with is a Wipac cj,seems to be missing a part (gear)to drive the mag.....any help , and advice wher... Read more »

Pulley removal

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There is a pulley on the shaft of my Lister D that I have to remove before I can get the flywheel of. I had to drill the screw out that retains it but I still can get the thing to move. I don't have ... Read more »

Dawson stationary engines

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I have just been reading a brief description of these ancient gas engines in a 1950 model engineering magazine and wonder if any still exist. The Dawson engines had an odd mechanism for rotating the ... Read more »

Another Marconi-Stanley

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So to Portsmouth, an engine to obtain. Uneventful -I went the lazy way, M4/A34/M27 & less than 2 miles in urban stuff - arriving around 6.00pm. I was back home by 7.45, having had a good, fast run bo... Read more »

Harrison oil level sightglasses

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Two questions please: First, does anyone have a source for sightglasses as fitted to check oil levels on a Harrison M250 headstock & gearbox ? Harrison's themselves or else who? Second, can they be ... Read more »

Re: Norman Spares

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Got a reply at last and yes, it is Roy. He is visiting UK at the end of April - get your orders in ASAP! -- NHH Read more »

usenet archives

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I recently needed to remind myself of which aircraft it is believed the Marconi-Stanley engine did service on and, knowing full well that the subject had been discussed some years ago on this NG, s... Read more »

Wolseley WD8 or Why is everything so confusig?

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Nearly time to paint it up...feeling good because I found a few chips (VERY small) of what clearly seemed to be dark green so I knew what colour to paint it. Took off the flywheel in preparation and... Read more »

Lister Rotary Pump

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'Hi all I have what appears to be a Lister positive displacement gear pump Can anyone tell me the specs for this? I'm particularly interested in its max RPM, suction and delivery head, max delivery ... Read more »

Woodworking Machinery for sale

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Our local patternmakers are closing up, so the following remnants are up for consideration:- 1) Dominion wood turning lathe with two faceplates, about 5ft between centres, steady, tailstock, floor st... Read more »

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