Sunday, January 27, 2019

Removed Blackberries, prepped for Raspberries

Of course I forgot to do the 'before' picture, but this is the future spot for two rows of raspberries.  My blackberries got some disease that, while still looking fabulously healthy, they didn't fruit.  So, out they go!  

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Gen challenges - carbon build up

I had to take the diesel gen apart yesterday, to try and figure out how bad the carbon build up was, and how to fix it.  It was bad.   This is the 'head' the top of the gen where the piston hits:

This is the top of the piston, with a copper gasket around it.  

This is the piston head after I spent time cleaning it off.  Here's hoping I didn't screw something up with my cleaning efforts: 

into the world of piston! Lister 6/1 piston cleaning.

Once again diving into an area I don't know enough about, I've pulled the cylinder off the Lister to see if there's something w...