1997 - Volume #21, Issue #6, Page #30[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Deere 3020 Changed Over To 12 Volt Electric From 24-VoltKevin McWilliams, Columbia, N.J.: "We changed out Deere 3020 over to 12-volt electric from 24-volt and used a Delco alternator to replace the original generator system, which never charged enough to keep the batteries fresh.
"I made cheap TIG (heli-arc) wire for cast iron by sanding the old coating off some stickwire ni-rod. It had become wet and the coating was chipping off. It made perfect TIG wire, which I would otherwise have to buy for as much as $10 per pound."
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