Bench Testing an Alternator.

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Closing post for this one...
Finally fitted isolation block kindly donated by Mocki... :ok
Added a regulator and tested using method above. Ran at high speed with a 240v drill and alternator output topped 13.8 volts. That's good enough for a spare alty. So many thanks to all contributors. Still learning.
Who would have thought the isolator block plays such a minor/major part.

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Whilst I’m getting on a bit these days , I’m fairly sure it wasn’t me that sent you a isolator block ....
glad to hear it’s working all the same .....
isolation of the positive from the negative is pretty damn crucial tho... 
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Mocki wrote: 10 Jan 2021, 15:10 Whilst I’m getting on a bit these days , I’m fairly sure it wasn’t me that sent you a isolator block ....
glad to hear it’s working all the same .....
isolation of the positive from the negative is pretty damn crucial tho... 

Oh! How embarrassing. :shock:

A quick check reveals it was Rob. Sooo. A big thanks to Rob for donating the isolator block and to all for the replies.
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I have been called a lot of things in my time, but Mocki is a first. :D
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Easy mistake to make , Robs the short a*** one  :ok
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Hang on, isn't that what Timmy called you. :)
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Yeah....  :rofl
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Well that put's to bed the urban myth you will never see Mocki and Rob in the same room! :rofl

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Ohhhhhhhh it happens occasionally , never ever in the pub tho .....
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