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#51 willy wonka

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Posted 27 September 2019 - 08:08 AM

Are these triggers available yet?
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#52 Jim Difalco

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Posted 27 September 2019 - 10:54 AM

Everything should be available by the middle of November.


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#53 The Sawdust Man

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Posted 20 October 2019 - 06:27 AM

Jim,

Any update on the status of your new designed controller/handle?

Regards,

Bob

 


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#54 Jim Difalco

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Posted 20 October 2019 - 02:48 PM

Bob, the injection moulds are about to be made, unfortunately that takes about a month. It now looks like the first week of December before I may have them available.

 

Finalizing the design to get little details corrected for the mould has taken much longer than I had anticipated. Very frustrating.


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#55 Shiggy

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Posted 23 October 2019 - 12:21 PM

Bob, the injection moulds are about to be made, unfortunately that takes about a month. It now looks like the first week of December before I may have them available.
 
Finalizing the design to get little details corrected for the mould has taken much longer than I had anticipated. Very frustrating.


Better to be frustrated now than frustrated after the molds and first run are made.
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#56 Eddie Fleming

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Posted 23 October 2019 - 01:25 PM

The two prototypes Jim had at Fast Eddie's last month looked great.


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#57 Tim Wood

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Posted 28 October 2019 - 08:21 PM

Can I use these handles and triggers on a third eye  controller as well as my Difalco. 

 Thanks, Tim


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#58 Jim Difalco

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Posted 28 October 2019 - 09:56 PM

Tim, yes you can. Any controller based on the Parma, JK or Red Fox handle will drop right into my handle.

 

You also will not have to worry about your controller moving around inside the handle. Most other controllers are just sandwiched between the two handles. With the new mounting system I am using the controller frame is first bolted to the rear handle, then the front handle is added. This will make the controller feel very solid in your hand. When I get my new frame design in I will post some pictures.


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#59 Jim Difalco

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Posted 07 November 2019 - 09:33 AM

Here are some pictures of my new frame and how it and other brand controllers will mount in the handles.

 

The new frames now have a circuit on them as I will eliminate the skinny white wire from my wiper arm. The wiper arm circuit will now be connected through the ball bearings and trigger pin to the frame.

 

To mount any controller you just thread short screws into the rear handle (this way you will never loose them). Lay the controller over the posts, add washers and tighten the hex standoffs down. The front handle is secured with 2 short screws up top and the usual screw and nut on the bottom post.

 

This mounting system was used on my original controllers in the very early 1990's. Hand cutting the posts was difficult and inaccurate. I switched to holding the frame down with one screw after seeing one of Henry Vervorn's controllers.

 

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#60 Raymond Van Campenhout

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Posted 07 November 2019 - 06:08 PM

Wow, really well thought over, can't wait to hold one in my hands !







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