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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 9:59:47 AM on 14 September 2021.
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 Location: Toongabbie, NSW
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Back in 1870, or was it 1970? we had a power outage in the Paramatta area.
I had a half built experimental generator in the workshop and had to make it work over a weekend to supply power for a couple of weeks.
It was a real bitsa and did the job and then got shoved under a bench until covid forced it out for a look and see if it would ever go again.
Ahh...the memories!
I had bodged up a speed governor that never worked right and a few other things that should have been done better.
Here I do make it work again and go into a bit of practical theory about governors and alternators.

Fred.

Restoring a vintage generating set


 
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 Location: Greenwich, NSW
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Document uploaded.


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A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 
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