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#1 bluecars

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Posted 22 November 2016 - 07:49 PM

I was recently given a Predator 2 with a broken handle by a great guy (Bill Bowers). Are there other handles that will fit? I looked on the Third Eye web page and they don't list them in parts.  Some other places list Parma and Red Fox. Will these work?


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Posted 22 November 2016 - 07:59 PM

Hey Red:

 

Most of the earlier Third Eye controllers used a Red Fox handle. If you can post a picture I suspect you will get a pretty quick definitive answer here on Slotblog.

 

In general the Third Eye internal PC board is designed for just one brand of handle and can't (realistically) be adapted to another brand.


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#3 Gary Adams

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Posted 22 November 2016 - 08:01 PM

Jay is correct. PCH Express has this replacement handle in stock:

Red Fox Controller Handle & Trigger - Clear/smoke - RF-CH01


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Posted 23 November 2016 - 11:41 AM

You can use the jk controller handle. I replaced the handle on my Renegade 2 with this one. It's stronger than the Red Fox handle.

http://e-slotcar.com...-clear-jk-8080/
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#5 S.O. Watt

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Posted 23 November 2016 - 11:55 AM

I was successful in converting mine to a Parma Handle.

 

It wasn't difficult but one does have to pay attention.....

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Posted 23 November 2016 - 06:31 PM

Thanks for the info. guys. I just got off the phone with Howard from 3rd Eye and he was very helpful and I'm taken care of.


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Posted 24 November 2016 - 12:55 PM

If you decide to use the JK handle, be aware that it takes longer screws. The red fox screws are too short. Get the right screws from the same place you get the handle from.

I have changed over to the JK handle and trigger for all my controllers.

 

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