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Re: [WoodGas] Re: Thanks to Everyone Indiana Meet

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  • Stuart Perkins
    That roundup/agent-orange is some pretty rough stuff. On Wed, 23 May 2012 21:12:03 -0000 ... --
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      That roundup/agent-orange is some pretty rough stuff.

      On Wed, 23 May 2012 21:12:03 -0000
      "Mike LaRosa" <ook187@...> wrote:

      > Hi Ron O, I just used his (Ron L's) wood while I was there and loaded
      > the hopper with his before I left and filled up my empty sacks with
      > his. I had to pull all my sacks out of their covers when I got back
      > as all the cover feed bags got soaked on Sunday night. At any rate, I
      > got home with around the same amount of wood I left with but 3 sacks
      > was his wood. I used around 130 or 140 miles of his wood on the trip
      > so at 15 mpg or so equivalent that would be around $33 of gasoline ..
      > He offered to load me up with a whole box and I wish I could have
      > done that. I'm sure he had plenty of work in his wood. I never even
      > took my saw off the trailer or took out my show and tell items. I
      > actually forgot about them and there was so much other stuff to look
      > at. I forgot my double rotor display when I left here so didn't have
      > it to show folks .. Strong winds out of the south here today. I
      > worked all day on the north end of a field that recently got it's
      > roundup. My chest is on fire. Hope I survive .. It's getting to be a
      > real challenge. The trip was tough for me on that count alone but it
      > is always something. They were spraying all the way across on the way
      > there. I'm sitting in electrostatic filtered AC at the moment and
      > will do that all of tomorrow. The AC compressor locked up this
      > morning in my survey truck. I caught it before the belt burned up ..
      > I hope my old equipment still works and I may pump the system down
      > and replace it. I have a new set of gauges with the 134 adapters ...
      > Mike L
      >
      > --- In WoodGas@yahoogroups.com, ron ohler <ohler_ron@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi Stuart,
      > > I've got a 98 Plymouth Voyager at the shop with the 3.3L in need of
      > > a transmission. 150Kish miles. Runs great, new brakes and not too
      > > badly rusted yet. My mom's ride - she's hoping I can get some use
      > > out of it now that she can't drive anymore. Just another project
      > > waiting for me...... Wish you and everyone else who wanted to be in
      > > Argos could have been there. Ron L sure brought enough wood to take
      > > care of anyone who could have made the trip. Best, Ron O
      > >
      > > --- On Wed, 5/23/12, Stuart Perkins <perkins.stuart@...> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > From: Stuart Perkins <perkins.stuart@...>
      > > Subject: Re: [WoodGas] Thanks to Everyone Indiana Meet
      > > To: WoodGas@yahoogroups.com
      > > Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 12:18 PM
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >  
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Sounds like a lot of "old vehicle" woes for all of the ones who
      > > made it.
      > >
      > > I just recently acquired an older Chrysler minivan...3 liter v6,
      > > obd-I...220k miles, newly rebuilt trans...runs ok. I got it cheap
      > > ($500) and have spent another 300 on it to make it roadworthy (tire,
      > > tierod ends, alignment, alternator, belt, freon for a/c). has some
      > > rough running at moderate throttle when cold, but it seems to be
      > > clearing up as the stp injector cleaner works through. I got it for
      > > the two built in car seats for my grandsons, who are living with us
      > > for a while, but it may be a candidate for gasification later...a
      > > trailer unit ala Mike LaRosa might be in order. There is plenty of
      > > roof space for a cooler if not on the trailer...might mount the
      > > reactor/filters/hopper on a wheel chair platform on the back and
      > > skip the trailer if I ever get that far. :o/
      > >
      > > I wish I could have made that gathering...
      > >
      > > On Wed, 23 May 2012 08:51:31 -0700 (PDT)
      > > ron ohler <ohler_ron@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > > Hi,
      > > > Geewizz. Sorry to hear of everyone who had mechanical problems. I
      > > > did too. I thought I ran out of fuel before I got to Kalamazoo.
      > > > Was surprised but without a working gas guage - it was a
      > > > possiblility. I had a portable can with gas so was all set. Then
      > > > had an electrical short. Corrected that. Blew a radiator hose in
      > > > Battle Creek.- soo much fun as they are not available
      > > > anymore. With the pressure vented
      > > > - the leak wasn't bad enough to stop me from going on my way.
      > > > Made it home OK but then it quit while idling. Then ran poorly
      > > > while I putzed around with it going to the shop and back home.
      > > > Still need to take care of the issues and see how it's running
      > > > now that it has cooled.Best, Ron O
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- On Mon, 5/21/12, Wayne <waynekbaker@...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > From: Wayne <waynekbaker@...>
      > > > Subject: [WoodGas] Thanks to Everyone Indiana Meet
      > > > To: WoodGas@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Date: Monday, May 21, 2012, 12:45 PM
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >  
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > A big thanks for everyone that put on and showed up for the
      > > > Indiana meet.
      > > >
      > > > Thanks to everyone for taking time to chat with me; I absolutely
      > > > enjoyed it and learned a great deal.
      > > >
      > > > I hope everyone's trip home was better than mine. (Transfer Case
      > > > gave up the ghost)
      > > >
      > > > Next meeting I will have a vehicle to show!
      > > >
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