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Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2006 4:27 pm
I regularly teach classes in making homebrew biodiesel around the US, and sometimes in building biodiesel equipment.
They're listed at http://www.girlmark.com/tour
Re: Biodiesel Classes
Posted: Sun Feb 11, 2007 11:49 am
I attended a 4 hr sales/seminar with this company in their shop in Orange, CA, Feb 10, 06. Ya wanna learn the shortcomings of the widely known Appleseed system? I personally witnessed a 45 gallon batch of restaurant waste oil being processed from beginning to completed product in 4 hrs. ASTM tested it in front of a group of 25. I'm impressed. But this isn't cheap either.
Posted: Sun Feb 11, 2007 12:40 pm
The Appleseed system is cheap. You can build it yourself using commonly-available scrapyard or hardware store parts and be up and running in a weekend and under $200 -- sometimes a lot less, depending on how good a scrounge you are.
Turnkey systems run up to (ones I've seen) $5k.
Comparing a turnkey system with the Appleseed processor has to be done with that in mind.