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norseman

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  1. Haha no I'm in Norway about 150km's east of Oslo almost at the swedish border. Those JP3's are both located close to Bergen on the west coast, so it's the better part of a workday in the car to get there. Around 500km's I think. But you're onto something, I have no idea what it'll cost to ship one of them to England, or an AS3 back here for that matter if I get lucky enough to find one. Both the shipping cost and the cost of an AS3 might be prohibitive, but I can atleast have the Lister engine for around 450 pounds plus the fuel. And if it turns out to be as nice as it looks, it might work out
  2. And I'm not looking for a marine unit, I just want a nice object that's hopefully a bit cheaper to restore than these here, that needed a rebore. I can leave the marine units to you canal boat afficionados, they belong better there. I just want to complete my collection, and have all 3 them in a nice state for the engine shows. The compressor set below is intended for use, I'm gonna hook it up i parallell to my electrical workshop compressor so I can do some heavy duty sandblasting outdoors when I need it. Here's the compressor unit, it was a shitload of work, and a shitload of ca
  3. Thank you. I've been looking for one for the better part of 5 years. And in that period I've managed to hoard 2 AS1's and no less than 8 AS2's. In my defense, one is a parts donor, two came for cheap in norwegian built DoD generator trailers from an estate, and two had the industrial clutch I needed for a project. The first two I bought were both stuck in rust and needed a rebore, and after being put on the backburner for a couple of years due to some domestic issues and maintenance, they're just about to be completed in these days. One in a custom built compressor set with a US bu
  4. I will probably go to collect it come april, a 1000 km roundtrip to the west coast, where incidentally the other white one is located too. It has spent the winter outdoors under a tarp, so it atleast needs to be placed in a better storage. If you want it I’ll trade it for a nice AS3 in similar condition. A complete, undamaged, and preferably unbored unit. It doesn’t have to be a runner, as long as it’s a good solid object that’s not stuck. If anyones interested in it let me know. And what would be the approximate value/price of an AS3 as described above, a good object u
  5. Thanks again guys. I am already sort of committed to buy the blue one. It showed up last fall, but the seller spends his winters abroad and won't be back until april. So we made a deal for me to come and pick it up then, circumstances permitting. For around 450 pounds. I can't produce a serial number for that one as the seller is absent. But I got a picture of the ID plate on the other unit, which is currently listed for sale to the highest bidder. I agreed to buy the blue one simply because I have a hard time letting nice survivors pass me by, but in retrospect I rea
  6. Thank you all. My knowledge of these are very limited, and the one I called marinised might actually be a marine auxiliary unit, as mentioned by BWM above here. The white one with 8500 hours on it hasn't been running for 60 years according to the seller, but it turns. It might also have done a full round on the hourmeter - or two - but I don't think it looks worked to death. The other one with the wet exhaust is history unknown, but the appearance of it might suggest a very good object. The current owner has not had it running, and wants to sell it due to storage problems.
  7. Hi there, i just came across two pretty nice JP3’s in their original work clothes. One marinised and one industrial, both great survivors. The marinised one seems like it has very few hours on it, really pretty and complete, and the industrial version has 8500 hours on the clock and has had a worklife as a lightplant on a fishing vessel. The marinised unit seems almost unused, whereas the other obviously has done some work, but still a nice and complete unit. What would be the value of something like this, just a rough estimate, if anyone might have an idea?
  8. They both ended up in my workshop. Best preserved engines I ever saw. They sat for 55 years in the same heated facility, meticulously maintaned. One has 560 and the other 580 hours on the meter, and they start and run like new engines. I got them with clear engine oil, fresh radiator fluid, clean airfilters, and almost like they came from the factory only last month. The dieselpumps are still covered in their factory wax coating, and pristine and shiny under it. Only flaw I can find with them is that one of the generators regulate the output at a somewhat higher voltage than nomina
  9. The Dutch AS1 arrived a few weeks ago, thanks again Bee. Equipped with a 110V dc generator, of all things. I spent a few hours cleaning out the sump and filters, and started it with fresh 15W-40 oil. It runs great, mechanically quiet and smoke-free, and I have not seen any signs of leaks yet. Between my now 4 AS2's I'm aiming to get 3 nice runners and a spare engine. I found aftermarket pistons, and 4 cylinders are at my machine shop atm. for a rebore. Looking for a tank, Tecalemit original fuel filter housings, a cylinder cowling, and perhaps a head in nice condition. So if someon
  10. The Dutch engine is on it's way, complete with a 110V generator. A runner and easy starter in need of a new oil seal according to the seller. Looking forward to bring it back to it's former glory. Thank you Bee Now for a triple.
  11. Found the AS1 there, thank you so much, it looks good. I'll try to give him a call, prepared for everything, hehe. Dutch is not one of my stronger points...
  12. Well thanks again, hahaha! You did not make my determination to get all 3 of them any less with that one
  13. Hehehe, yes, so it seems. The most worn one of my twins lacks the base, and it might be degraded to a parts donor. I just bought a stuck one that I hope is not as far gone as that one, we'll see upon arrival and closer inspection. Thank you, it was worth a try.
  14. Thank you Dan. You wouldn't happen to have an upright foot/base available between those 3? It's an extremely well thought out design, well built and solid. Parts can be made - at a cost of course - but for me it's a labour of love, and preservation of cultural heritage. Thanks again, best regards Erik.
  15. Thanks guys. I'm in the process of restoring 2 AS2's, and have completely fallen in love with them, regardless of the spares situation. One will be put to light duty running a compressor for the occasional sandblasting effort, and one will be displayed. But as a hoarder and fan of old over-engineered lumps of iron, built to high standards of longevity and quality mostly forgotten today... I just gotta have the three-cylinder and single too. It's a disease, but it keeps me away from the TV, hehe.
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