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A7 Switches

DeatZ

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Anyone found reproduction A7 style mag switches for the vintage or amateur-built crowds?
 

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At one point I was thinking about making a mold for the knob/lever and casting a repro with the key for a later mag switch embedded into it. Make a faceplate and it'd be hard to distinguish it from the original.
 

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At one point I was thinking about making a mold for the knob/lever and casting a repro with the key for a later mag switch embedded into it. Make a faceplate and it'd be hard to distinguish it from the original.
Not a bad idea, just hard to believe no one has made a repro...
 

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Print it.
Good idea, 3D printing wasn't a thing when I was looking into it. I was thinking of casting a silicone mold from the switch in my girlfriend's plane and then casting the new lever from urethane or epoxy.
 

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