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wally

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Let me look at home tonight. I may have one that will work (if I haven't dissassembled it for the bubble scale). I used to have 2 of them.

I think it is a 28 v model but should spin up and work fine on 12v.

Wally
 

Craig

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Appreciate it

Thanks, Wally, I do appreciate you taking time to look. As little current as they draw, I could stick in a very little extra 12V battery and wire it for 28V. The alternator can charge it as long as I don't wire it incorrectly.

Merry Christmas!

Craig
 

wally

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wellI finally found it and it is not what I thought. It is 2 and a 1/4 dia and kinda long. It says 4 minute turn - out of a small biz jet. It says R.C. Allen.

And it doesn't work anyway. Guess that is why I wound up with it!
I remember now thinking I could rob the ball level out of the front face and use it for something.

Oh well, best wishes!
Wally
 

Craig

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Yhanks

Thanks for taking the time to look, Wally. I do appreciate it!

Now - all ya'll (that is the plural of you-all) other guys give a look around your shops and junk piles, and see what you can find -

Thanks again -
 

wally

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Here is a place to try that might be able to help.

Air Salvage of Dallas. I have been there and looked around when visiting relatives in DAL. The little pieces are pretty cheap like switches, hoses, and other easily removable parts. They have a bunch of stuff removed and priced on shelves. They also have some big pieces.

It seems to be a very nice place.

www.asod.com

or call them 1-800-336-6399 and they can tell you what they have and how much.
I have no connection to the place other than buying some small stuff from them.
Just a nother possibility
Wally
 

Craig

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Thanks

Thanks again, Wally - I'll give them a call.

I was surprised at some of the prices on their engines - fairly reasonable.
 

Craig

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Found!

Well, guys, I found a nice TC. I was looking for 14VDC, 3.125" dia. I found a 2.25", 28VDC - looks as tho it has never been used.

So, I made an aluminum plate for it so that it would fit the opening, hooked it up to 14 VDC, and . . . .. IT WORKS FINE!

It is also set up for 4 min turns, instead of two min, so when I make my usual 45 deg. bank turns, it really leans over. But, instead of the old Cessna-style pendulum, it has an honest ball in a glass tube, and is much more honest than the old pendulum was.

Thought it might have been that R.C. Allen one you found, Wally, but it was made by someone else, and says something about "Prop. U.S. Gov't." Has a USAF P/N on it.

Appreciate all who took the time to look and/or comment.

Did I mention it was FREE?????
 
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