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#1 LolaGT

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Posted 28 November 2018 - 10:04 PM

I've been trying to find parts to build a Pittman 196B motor with a 65X armature, but finding a 'real' 65X arm is nowadays an impossibility.

Is there another Pittman motor with the same basic arm (besides a 65 that is) that can be rewound to 65X specs, and could anyone please suggest a good winder who could do it?

Why? Finding a bone stock 12v 65 or even just an arm isn't too easy either...

Thank you, Ken
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Posted 29 November 2018 - 12:09 AM

You might like to try contacting Ed at EJs Hobbies.
He has quite a few Pittman bits listed in his catelogue, that are not shown on his website.


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Posted 29 November 2018 - 12:46 AM

I'll look - I may have a few

 

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Posted 29 November 2018 - 10:39 AM

The DC65 series armatures are FIVE pole as apposed to the 195/6 three poles.  Any Pittman 5 pole in the correct size family (DC60-63) will give an armature blank, BUT the commutator timing is not the same.  Not sure, but the commutators are(?)  splinted and could be carefully pulled off and repositioned to the right timing.

 

Alternative:  A Bonner arm should work.  I never got around to the swap to try it.


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Posted 29 November 2018 - 11:34 AM

Ken, most of my DC-65-6 arms came from EJ's Hobbies.


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Posted 29 November 2018 - 11:56 AM

How many would you like?  I have the mother-load of NOS Pittman 65x arms.  They are new still in package.  What would one be worth to you?  PM me.



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Posted 03 December 2018 - 05:22 PM

Thank you all for the help, I think I found a good arm.

I would have gotten back to you sooner, but the closer I get to Christmas the busier I get.

 

Happy Holidays,

Ken

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