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#1 holdenboy1960 OFFLINE  

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Posted October 17, 2015 - 05:56 AM

Curious on what ya'll think is better magneto charging or generator charging on GT's,

plz express your thoughts as well ty  


magneto                                                            generator 

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Posted October 17, 2015 - 06:16 AM

As long as its working, I don't have a preference. Good Luck, Rick

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Posted October 17, 2015 - 08:47 AM

As long as its working, I don't have a preference. Good Luck, Rick

:iagree:  it doesn't matter how it works, it's only important that it works. It's just a GT, no spaceshuttle...

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Posted October 17, 2015 - 09:44 AM

Back when starer/generators were more common, those generators did not produce much juice. Many flywheel magnetos put out about what those would have.  Main advantage a stator under the flywheel has is that there is no starter/gen to take up what may be valuable space where the engine would mount, and 1 less belt to worry about. Both setups would rob about the same amount of HP from the engine while producing a given level of power. but a starter/gen can usually be removed for service easier, where a stator under the flywheel might require you to yank the engine to be able to pull the flywheel if it were to go bad.

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