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Old 08-23-2019, 06:51 AM   #1
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The shop re-org is almost completed and i am on the job early this morning.
7:49 could be a new record . will post more as day goes on ...Order by order , catching up....
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Old 08-23-2019, 07:48 AM   #2
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glad to hear you are coming along but needless to say go easy a lot of people depend on your expertise
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Old 08-23-2019, 10:48 AM   #3
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phase one is a warranty , conversion to electronic Mallory YC for a flathead ....some confusion as the customers car is 6 volt positive ground. In my thinking the pertronix 6 volt isnt a good option here especially with solid wires etc. Customer returned the unit , i removed the module and installed points , tested on tester etc. Out the door it goes ..........

next , lets go to lunch , how about some Mexican?????
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Old 08-23-2019, 11:46 AM   #4
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Old 08-23-2019, 02:48 PM   #5
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Got one more done for the day , this was a older version of our delco conversion from the wall. I am currently out of the new Chevrolet Conversions and will not make any more for a month or two....
Just had to freshen this one up with new points, condensor , cap rotor and coillll

And while i was getting that project done Jake and Amber jammed on the storage cabs that needed some organizing.....what a day ???
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Old 08-23-2019, 05:25 PM   #6
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In the cabinent from our move was a secret project i was working on ! Its a electronic system i call the "bubbastronics", sold a few and they are still runnning on some wild flatheads ...
Uses a special electronic coil , a real world GM HEI control module with a MSD style magnetic pickup coil. Aluminum coil cover with special heat sink for control module ( a couple options).....wire set included as well. If ya want the killer spark this is it !!! More news as i wire this one up, i have enough parts to make up a few ......as the used to say news at 11........
Our chev conversion is $350 this one would be $450 complete .........
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Old 08-26-2019, 01:16 PM   #7
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OK now its monday and my mission is to get all these past orders caught up , so read and watch as we clean up the backlog. I only work on Mon-Wed-Friday Sun Mondays . Have treatments the other days....
This helmet was complete with side caps, coil and condensor ..Uses the small point set , condensor is .25 checks good , coil has great output on tster and its a model 68 with 100-11 degrees of advance . Cleaned up really nice......

How about that a 5000 rpm helmet ???????????

Hope you appreciate the detail in this process....
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Interesting post.
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Old 08-26-2019, 02:12 PM   #9
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"bubbastronics"


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OK now its monday and my mission is to get all these past orders caught up , so read and watch as we clean up the backlog. I only work on Mon-Wed-Friday Sun Mondays . Have treatments the other days....
This helmet was complete with side caps, coil and condensor ..Uses the small point set , condensor is .25 checks good , coil has great output on tster and its a model 68 with 100-11 degrees of advance . Cleaned up really nice......

How about that a 5000 rpm helmet ???????????

Hope you appreciate the detail in this process....
Done for the day , a couple notes ?? I think that the Eclin (now owned by standard moror products) makes the very best ignition period for the early distributors, however after installing hundreds of the CS47 and Model 68-11A Helmet? Or crab distributors , i am finding that the contacts need to be bent or aligned ( as shown)to get proper adjustment on the tester. My theory is that the tooling to make these units has become worn just due to use-age etc . Its typical to bend the drivers side to get it in proper adjustment.
These alignment tools can be found on EBay still if ya wanted one ......
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Thanks for the update. Do take care of yourself. Your health is paramount. Of course, many of us find work therapeutic, so I get that. We are not machines, however, and machines need maintenance, too.


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Old 08-26-2019, 05:48 PM   #12
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Bubba, how you going with the treatment,Wife Carol is on PD overnight,great,we still go away in the 33 for weeks at a time.stay good.
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Old 08-26-2019, 06:03 PM   #13
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Bubba, how you going with the treatment,Wife Carol is on PD overnight,great,we still go away in the 33 for weeks at a time.stay good.
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Thanks for asking, doing quite well i think. Tomorrow is treatment day #39 , have surgery in Sept to install new port in left arm. My appts are between 10:30 to 2:30 , i take my lunch ( i call it lunch with friends ) have my own area with TV etc and have starting writing a book . The VA Hosipital is 6-7 minutes from my house (13 red lights) considering the conditions it working well. VA will hook me up if i want to ge to Fla this winter etc...

Re organizing the shop ( almost done) and am slowing getting the backlog from the hospital stay done and shipped . Thanks for all and their patience !!
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Glad to see your routine is working, this helps so much when planning your day, stay well.
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Got in a little bit this morning, sometimes its better to just pull the plug rather than fight it . Never have enjoyed a fight when something dont work.
This crab was built and driven two years ago for a customer and just quit running. We warranty all our builds for life so he sent it back . He would pay $25 for the fresh up to cover the shipping.
Put it on the tester and it wont fire a ignition coil !!!! Worked on the contacts , adjusted , cleaned etc . Still wont , taking the easy route ( will post the fix when completed) will trash the center contact plate and points , replace with new and retest.........
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Glad you are taking care of the medical and the shop. I know it's what keeps ya going. Just remember on those "not so perky" days that there are many thinking about and praying that you are strengthened and enriched through this adventure. You are both appreciated and loved by the many folks that you continue to bless... Chap
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Sunday and monday are my off treatment days , shop re-org is almost done and Jake ( my grandson) and I are working today ....Got a crab done and boxed to ship ( behind on Crabs) and this really cool old Mallory (Blue Tag Rev Pol) for a flathead convered to pertronixs with correct ignition coil ....runs and looks really good . Customer did not ship the cap ( worth more than the distributorZ).
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Another good day at Bubbas , got in a few hours this morning. Nice weather in shop, check out the shipping box. This is what ya do when you ship from Alaska ....
Its another model 68 Helmet with individual contacts (napa CS47 )May be my favorite Helmet unit. Check out a couple details . We lube the contact fiber with marvel ( i think it helps ) and use high temp grease (mobil 1) on the back side of cam contact...(lube will stay there and get used when wear happens). I get them in quite a bit and the lube has dryed out or no lube at all, pivot and rubbing block are smoked ....
Will perform all tests as example in above post ... It will be another good one...

Note : Terry ( my part time guy) loves making stuff look and work good. This is what i get from Terry. So i really have it made just sit down and put it together .. This is a pic of his office .....
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Jim,

If you posted the photos they didn't come through on my end but not to worry. Just the fact that you are doing well and making good on back orders and warranty work is good enough for me. The mechanical advance Chevy conversion you built for me some time ago is still going strong. Just don't over do it from one of your many fans.
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Jim,

If you posted the photos they didn't come through on my end but not to worry. Just the fact that you are doing well and making good on back orders and warranty work is good enough for me. The mechanical advance Chevy conversion you built for me some time ago is still going strong. Just don't over do it from one of your many fans.
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