Probably just a cheep ram to begin with.
I have a lot of old equipment,my one loader is from 1958 my family had owned it since 83 and have never had a ram issue,some of the rams are exposed no matter how you leave it.Water should not hurt the ram,they are chromed like a bumper,which don't rust...
T he easiest way to tell is if it is a clam shell crankcase it is a homeowner saw.
If it is a split crankcase where you can remove the cylinder without splitting the crankcase it is a pro saw.
So turn the saw upside down if you can see 4 bolt heads that go towards the top of the saw its a clam...
When i was growing up the lodge we lived in was heated by wood.
My Dad would spend the evenings working on saws,then take 4 to go cut wood,Homelites,pioneers and Mcullochs.
If he was lucky he would get a load cut before they all didn't run.Then repete.
My Mom bought him a Stihl 031 for Fathers...
inefficient. poor build quality,poor after sales support,communally referred to as a smoke dragon.
i unfortunately am a 50% owner in one on our rental property.The neighbor hood it is in gets smoked out all winter,and the town gets complaints all winter.
Let me be clear i had nothing to do with...
A pressurized water jacket = boiler
unpressurized water jacket= water heater
Gasification requires wood that is seasoned and dry.
Green wood contains water,which is what firefighters use to put out fires.Dosn't really work efficiently for emitting heat and will cause you nothing but headache in...
Just spend a bunch of time reading on here.
When i built my system i had never had anything to do with hydronic heating.
This will be year 10 on my system,havn't changed anything since it was first fired up.
It's not perfect,i am still searching for a end of burn shutdown.
The three boilers that...
I usually pick an age that i am for the year depending on how i feel.
This year 36 felt about right.The wife left two months ago,
I have an awesome friends with benefits thing going,since she left! Her decision to leave after 22 years of marriage and 16 years of trying to get her to deal with...
If you build a work shop,that is the place for the boiler and storage.
Gets the mess and danger out of your house,especially if you put your backup oil in the workshop as well.
Mt system is in it's own building.The smoke,ash and dust that the boiler and wood generates dosn't get in my house.The...
I wouldn't waste my money on that kit.
You state good compression.Why phug with it then?
If you were experiencing bad compression,then a new set of quality rings and you would be good to go.
OEM Cylinders are the way to go,aftermarket are 95% junk.
OEM pistons were coming down in price,but...