WTB metal vacuum tube

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WTB metal vacuum tube

Post by bobcat1/178th » October 3rd, 2013, 8:33 pm

Looking for metal vacuum tube that goes between wiper motors on M151a1.......

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Re: WTB metal vacuum tube

Post by Austringer » October 4th, 2013, 5:40 am

Just make one from a piece of copper tube.

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Post by rickf » October 4th, 2013, 6:37 am

Making those formed in Tee's could be tricky. The originals are steel tubing and I tried to replicate them once without a lot of success but I may try again this winter.
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Re: WTB metal vacuum tube

Post by Austringer » October 4th, 2013, 2:46 pm

ah, I was thinking of just the straight ones, forgot about the "T"s
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Post by Austringer » October 4th, 2013, 2:49 pm

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Re: WTB metal vacuum tube

Post by bobcat1/178th » October 4th, 2013, 4:54 pm

Those are the plastic tees on ebay....I need a steel long tube about 12in long with a Y split at an end......used on early 151's......

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Post by Austringer » October 4th, 2013, 11:31 pm

Your talking about these?

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Re: WTB metal vacuum tube

Post by rickf » October 5th, 2013, 8:06 am

Those are the ones I am going to try to duplicate. I have two sets, one real nice and straight and one that looks like a pretzel. I am thinking I will drill the long tube and flare the bottom tube and then file the flare to fit tight and silver solder it.
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Re: WTB metal vacuum tube

Post by bobcat1/178th » October 8th, 2013, 9:30 pm

yep those are then in that pic........are they that hard to find?.....

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