I work in fits and starts, and I have been working on engines rather than gasifiers lately
The other day I was looking at a natural gas powered generator that needed repairs.
Too many repairs for me to justify ,but the generator end was still good.
An old exciter cranked unit from the 60s ( this means unlike a machine with an independent starter the generator itself provide the torque for starting )
Rather than scarp or part it out I am going to try something.
I am going to try and re-power with a more modern OHV design.
Scavenging parts for a GX240 build with higher compression to drive the 3kw head.
This should give me 120% shaft power on gasoline and I am not sure what it will do on NG or propane.
This might have a producer gas application so Im posting my as I go what works and doesn’t