Build a Magneto Magnetizer, Gingery, David J, ISBN Build a Magneto Magnetizer Many people collect and restore old engines and in the process discover that the old iron magnets in the magneto. Dave will show you how a magneto works, how to test one, how the magnetizer works and will show you in detail how to build one. He’ll give you all the tricks on .

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The wire is then wound in layers progressively on top of each other. Search eBay for motorcycle parts in following countries. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. If you work on magnetos and want to do it right you need to be able to re-magnetize the rotors. Wiring connections for coil 1. To protect the coils from damage, I wound several strips of fiberglass cloth and string over the entire coil and painted them with polyester resin.

Dave will show you how to avoid what few problems you might encounter. Inspiring New Engine Collectors. If not, check the wiring, paying special attention to proper battery polarity and diode polarity. If you can not wind the coils yourself expect to pay big dollars to have someone wind them for you.

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This is important, because there have been cases where an enclosed switch has had the contacts stick closed even though it indicated open. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Try to purchase two 20 pound rolls rather than one 40 pound roll.


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Note the position of the auxiliary pole pieces when charging this magneto. Core area must be large enough to saturate the magneto core without becoming saturated itself.

Construction of magneto chargers is not a new subject for GEM. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Magnetomotive force product of amps times turns of wire must be large enough to bring magneto magnets to saturation. No current will be indicated on the meter if the jumper leads have been improperly connected to the battery. Description The charger described here is designed to operate from a volt automotive battery, has a core area of seven square inches and provides 20, ampere turns of energy.

The ammeter shown, unlike automotive ammeters, requires the use of an external shunt for operation.

Try to keep the layers uniform with adjacent turns touching tightly. This is adequate from a magnetic standpoint and is readily available from steel supply yards.

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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Eventually some scrambling will occur, but try to keep it to a minimum. He said that this was one of the best books he has read.

Another great how-to manual from master builder, Dave Gingery. This takes only a few seconds. After most of the 20 pounds is wound, the winding should be planned so the wire will end near the terminal end of the tp. Arc suppressor diodes The purpose of arc suppressor diodes is byild reduce the high tto arc produced by the coils when the switch is opened. The main base is attached to the hand truck using the two pieces of steel angle cut from bed rails.


East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. To insure this, the current should be turned into the electromagnet and magneto magnet suspended over it on a string.

When a magneto is taken apart for any reason, it must be assembled with the magnets in the same relative position as formerly, otherwise their polarity may be reversed and the magneto will be inoperative. John using the charger at a local New England engine show.

Although specifically designed to recharge magnets used in engine magnetos, this device can be used for producing or restoring magnets in a great variety of shapes and sizes so long as hw are made of alloy steels. Inspiring New Engine Collectors. Showing of 12 reviews.

Cut magneyizer folder into a strip, wind and cement it to the core between insulating washers. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The design The main criteria for any charger design is core area, number of wire turns, and amount of current flowing through the coils. Mechanical details of the charger.

The cores of the electromagnet are made of soft bar steel one inch in diameter and three inches long.

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Design for magnet recharger. If a lathe or mill is not available, file and hand scrape the parts for a perfect fit at the joints. A compass needle points north, because the end of the needle is charged south.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Switch to Threaded Mode. See all 12 reviews. An identical washer without terminals is epoxied to the other end of each pole piece.