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Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 113
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Posted By BruceM
to do so one would need to know the atomic weight...

to do so one would need to know the atomic weight of the carbon dioxide contained in the spilled beer, and the specific gravity at altitude of the liquid being fuged. :-)
Forum: Oil sources 07-11-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,704
Posted By BruceM
Better than a shed, look into buying a shipping...

Better than a shed, look into buying a shipping container. They have high ceilings, made of steel so you can pressure wash the shit out of them if a leak. Lockable and in a way moveable. Also in a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 26,874
Posted By BruceM
Dont really bother with heat and settle before...

Dont really bother with heat and settle before hand. Do settle in a "dirty tote" for a while before I have enough built up to run a batch, but even still I can often go 275-350 gallons without a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,099
Posted By BruceM
I made some kick ass locking barrels, and had hem...

I made some kick ass locking barrels, and had hem complete with 100 lbs of lead ingots for the bottom of the drum. Course i am in a holding pattern to place them somewhere since i am in he process of...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 26,874
Posted By BruceM
Why why why mess with something that has almost...

Why why why mess with something that has almost no potential for failure? So what if you start off at 8gph and end up at 4gph? At 4 its spending more time in the bowl and thus is hat much cleaner. I...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 04-04-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,573
Posted By BruceM
get your replacement pan sandblasted clean of all...

get your replacement pan sandblasted clean of all paint, and use the marine clean, then metal ready, then the POR-15 on it. Completely clean (prepped with metal ready) or already rusted metal is...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,976
Posted By BruceM
Sounds alot like what happened to me with the...

Sounds alot like what happened to me with the wires for the OD switch wore thru the insulation and were grounding out/shorting in the column shift lever. I lost gauges, no useable pedal, radio and...
Forum: Filtration 01-06-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,291
Posted By BruceM
If your rotary vane pump is a dry style pump, you...

If your rotary vane pump is a dry style pump, you can fire it up and shoot carb cleaner in there to break up the oil mist that has dried on. I did that a few times after I got my rotary pump. I then...
Forum: Filtration 01-05-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,291
Posted By BruceM
not so much the brand as the type. The best will...

not so much the brand as the type. The best will be a diaphragm type vacuum pump, cause they are near impervious to water and oil. A simple screwdriver and clean rag can restore them to near new...
Forum: CULTURE AWARDS 01-04-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,480
Posted By BruceM
Frank needs pants made with a third leg just to...

Frank needs pants made with a third leg just to carry around his balls. Great pics there, and best of all you're ready to rain on a libs parade at a moments notice.



I am surprised that there...
Forum: Vegistroke Testimonials 01-04-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,650
Posted By BruceM
that is AWESOME, quite the milestone there.

that is AWESOME, quite the milestone there.
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,761
Posted By BruceM
less I am mistaken the yellow grease prices have...

less I am mistaken the yellow grease prices have already started to come down. From what I saw for today it was at 33.50 per hundred weight. I coulda sworn that over the summer it was WAY up around...
Forum: Filtration 12-27-2011, 02:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,108
Posted By BruceM
IIRC its like .07 per KWH but then National Grid...

IIRC its like .07 per KWH but then National Grid here splits up the electricity used and the "delivery charge" When combined I think I was around .14-16 per KWH, but I could be wrong, and even if...
Forum: Filtration 12-27-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,108
Posted By BruceM
a 240V element would likely be too much heat in a...

a 240V element would likely be too much heat in a pipe bomb style heater. My element wired for 120v is pulling 1100-1200 watts IIRC, and wouldn't burn the oil as it passes. 240V would burn bits of...
Forum: Filtration 12-27-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,303
Posted By BruceM
You're welcome. I figured when I made this up a...

You're welcome. I figured when I made this up a while back it would be helpful to people, and hence why I asked to have it stuck to the top.

If you are having feed rate problems, one thing I have...
Forum: Filtration 12-27-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,108
Posted By BruceM
IIRC I use a .25in thermowell, it's been a long...

IIRC I use a .25in thermowell, it's been a long time since I set it up. There are specs out there for the diameter of the Ranco probe.

I get a ~20-30F swing depending on the temp of the oil...
Forum: Filtration 12-26-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,108
Posted By BruceM
you could just buy a Ranco ETC for $50 and have a...

you could just buy a Ranco ETC for $50 and have a complete prebuilt system for controlling the temps. No alarm function though, but in the past 2 years of using one I have never seen the need for an...
Forum: Filtration 12-26-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,303
Posted By BruceM
give or take a tiny bit. I picked up a little $1...

give or take a tiny bit. I picked up a little $1 stopwatch like timer from ebay do act as a timer for filling a 1 cup measuring cup. I figure there is a little variation to the GPH measurements based...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 12-18-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,400
Posted By BruceM
I have a DIY built system, similar to a...

I have a DIY built system, similar to a Vegistroke, but not the same. Most systems that follow a similar design have a CV post pump, to prevent the WVO from being pushed back thru the pump itself and...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 12-18-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,400
Posted By BruceM
Over the summer my seal in my fass failed and...

Over the summer my seal in my fass failed and they sent me the parts to repair it. The first bearing on the motor failed and that is what looks like took out the seal. Anyhow...

Aside from what...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 12-07-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,256
Posted By BruceM
I am so glad I kept my OEM lid when I got my...

I am so glad I kept my OEM lid when I got my truck. I was actually surprised to find it still on the truck considering I was the 3rd owner. The one filter w/lid combo I used one time had some issues...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 12-06-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,803
Posted By BruceM
currently I have a brass circle seal CV just past...

currently I have a brass circle seal CV just past my Fass, male-male 3/8th in. So this Parker one will fit in perfectly and give me even more peace of mind that my post pump CV is sealing perfectly....
Forum: 99-03 7.3 12-06-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,803
Posted By BruceM
woohoo on a whim I looked on ebay for a Parker...

woohoo on a whim I looked on ebay for a Parker stainless CV to replace my brass CV just after my pump. I found one, and gosh darn it I won it today :-)
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Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,454
Posted By BruceM
pressure gauge sender problems

Wanted to throw this out here for those that have PSI gauge problems due to the senders crapping out or getting plugged. one of these would eliminate the problem as WVO and/or diesel would never be...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 12-06-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,827
Posted By BruceM
I wanted to get one, but couldn't justify the...

I wanted to get one, but couldn't justify the cost. I found a sheet of thin black plastic similar to garden edging, that I am making into a winter front to slip in front of the AC condenser. I was...
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