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Old 10-23-2013, 05:39 PM   #21
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looks the part .
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Old 10-23-2013, 06:00 PM   #22
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Well, thought I'd at least post what I have to see if anybody actually needed any. Nothing worse than having a dead horse in the stable.....
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Old 10-23-2013, 06:09 PM   #23
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Put me on the list for 1 or 2 please !!!
they look magnificent !!!
Thank you so much !!!
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Old 10-23-2013, 06:22 PM   #24
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Please let us know the details, I would be interested in a couple.

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Old 10-23-2013, 06:55 PM   #25
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Please let us know the details, I would be interested in a couple.

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The details.... the project started over a year ago in solidworks. (a cad/cam program) made the mold and materials then interest was lost. Charlie ny isn't far off on the cost. I'd like to see enough orders to help fill that gap and I'd be happy to finish the tooling and make a small run. I'd really like to do them in tan color, the material wasn't available when the sample run was made.


The screw will be replaced with a brass rivet. Also, the brass terminals will be stamped... this one was fashioned by hand.

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Old 10-23-2013, 07:37 PM   #26
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Put me down for a couple.
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Old 10-23-2013, 08:56 PM   #27
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I would be interested in a couple.
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Old 10-23-2013, 09:32 PM   #28
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I am in for 2 please. Gary
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Old 10-23-2013, 09:48 PM   #29
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Old 10-23-2013, 10:16 PM   #30
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I do the Harman Collins dual coil here in Seattle. If whomever is going to do this, I
would be interested if they make both the rotor and the inner cap. I would like to see the inner cap made without the primary connections as part of the inner cap. They are a major source of high tension shorts, so I bring out the primary differently.
Put me in for a dozen if this gets out of the planning stage. Gary
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Old 10-24-2013, 08:10 AM   #31
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DzusFast,
Send the sample to Bubba for testing. If it works as designed, we'll be lined up at your door.
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Old 10-24-2013, 09:04 AM   #32
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I want a couple even before testing! Gotta be better than my broken one...and I'm betting on it being a lot better, given the source and care shown so far.

(I assume you'll be mentioning this on the HAMB...that'll likely bump you from potential dozennaire to potential zillionnaire!)
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Old 10-24-2013, 09:18 AM   #33
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I'm interested in a couple as well.

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Old 10-24-2013, 11:57 AM   #34
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Wow, looks like I better get to work guys....I will definitely keep everyone updated on progress; thanks for the support!
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Old 10-24-2013, 12:15 PM   #35
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A lifesaver!! I had considered selling my HC due to a bad rotor, now I can hopefully run it.

Put me down for a couple.
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Old 10-24-2013, 01:07 PM   #36
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And start tooling for that blasted lower cap!
I have bits and pieces from some of those stock Ford (59) cap dual coil conversions...these are interesting because they made the conversion with no need for any extra plastic or much more technology than a drill press...they simply added a contact to the back end of the stock rotor and screwed in a brass ring around the center of the cap! I think they used same type plate conversion as HC, though there are no labels on the partial distributors I have to prove anything.
If someone simply made brass rings and tabs, and accurately drilled some points plates, that would be a cheap and easy conversion replicating an actual traditional part. It would make sense to do it with some compact common points, too, like '60's Mopar or '50's Ford. It seems silly to chase down weird old magneto points from antique cement mixers and aircraft for a simple conversion on a fairly low RPM battery ignition.
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Old 10-24-2013, 02:21 PM   #37
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Send the sample to Bubba for testing. If it works as designed, we'll be lined up at your door.
I spoke with him, and sending one out today.
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Old 10-24-2013, 02:46 PM   #38
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I spoke with him, and sending one out today.
Looking forward to hearing how it works. Bubba is working on some of my H/C distributors right now.

I'll spread the word about this project and try to drum up some more interest for you.

Now, I wonder how long before Drake starts shipping back-orders on the caps?

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Old 10-24-2013, 07:24 PM   #39
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Nice work. You have ready market for them from we see on this post.
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Old 10-24-2013, 08:45 PM   #40
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I May need a few
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