Magneto switches

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  1. Nov 10, 2017 #1

    Mac Transtrum

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    Does anyone know who can restore old magneto switches? Thanks! Mac
     
  2. Nov 10, 2017 #2

    Larry Lyons

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    They are not to hard to rebuild but your limited to the times you can open the case due to the tabs will break off. I done one and am doing a second next week.
     
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    Mac,

    What about those guys at Lock Haven? I know they do quite a lot of the old gauges.
     
  4. Nov 13, 2017 #4

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    Keystone Instruments had some old mag switches for sale at Blakesburg Iowa fly in. They looked like they did very nice work.
     
  5. Nov 15, 2017 #5

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    Thanks for the leads!
     
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    There's almost a pun there!
     
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    Mac Transtrum

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    That was on purpose ,yep sure uh huh!😀
     
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    Mac I might have one I need restored also. Let me know what you find out...
     
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    taff and Kiwi like this.
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    Very nice, classy.

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    Nice! What did that one come out of? I’ll have to look at the one I have in the RangeDuster. It looks very close. I assume my came from a Fairchild PT etc.
     
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    I have on very much like that in my Acro Sport. Pretty sure it is the same manufacturer. B&F Aircraft had a bunch of them that were surplus, new old stock. That was a long time ago. Think I paid $20 for it. They are super heavy duty.

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  13. Mar 13, 2018 #13

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    Still come up on eBay NOS too.
     
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    Looks better with a red handle Neil! 😀
     
  15. Mar 14, 2018 #15

    Mac Transtrum

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    I bought this one on eBay . Don't remember what I paid but it wasn't much. I'm pretty sure these mag switches were used in Gee Bee replicas!😀
     

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