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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If you have a source of scrap iron, machine shop facilities and can come up with some surplus magnet wire, the costs can be drastically reduced.

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It’s certainly not a novel invention. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. 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. Don’t leave the charger on for more than a few seconds at a time, because the coils and diodes will overheat. These are epoxied to each pole piece.

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American ingot iron, Swedish charcoal iron, Armco iron, relay iron, and certain low carbon steels are suitable. The cores of the electromagnet are made of soft bar steel one inch in diameter magneizer three inches long.

John using the charger at a local New England engine show. Gas Engine Magazine brings you: And beside these newer magnets usually don’t go “dead” like “plain” ones. Because of this fact, magnetuzer charging magnetos, remember the pole which you desire to be north should be placed at the south pole of the charger first test the magnet with a compass to determine the north pole.


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Connect the leads to a volt automotive battery observing polarity and close the switch. Another great how-to manual from master builder, Dave Gingery. Testing the charger Once the unit is wired according to the wiring diagram, it’s time to test it.

Buid father in law restores old tractors. Most Online 3, Feb 13th, If an ammeter is used, it should magneti placed away from the coils so the magnetic field won’t affect meter accuracy.

If a lathe or mill is not available, file and hand scrape the parts for a perfect fit at the joints. The winding for this recharger is for use on 6 or 12 volt direct current, from automobile storage batteries.

maneto An ordinary automotive ammeter reading 50 amperes is sufficient. Build a Uow Coil Winding Machine. Design for magnet recharger. Explore the Home Gift Guide. This is not spam or advertisement as we are not really into doing this for others. The result was a set of cooked coils. NickL 97 franko 95 Hillbilly bike 91 kevin roberts 77 Jon W. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Additional time does nothing but drain the battery.

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This is adequate from a magnetic standpoint and is readily available from steel supply yards. Switch to Threaded Mode. Subscribe and connect with more than 23, other gas engine collectors and build your knowledge, share your passion and search for parts, in the publication written by and for gas engine enthusiasts!


Size and expense make the charger most practical for club or group use. Please try again later. Print Thread Switch to Threaded Mode. Wind the wire around the electromagnet cores as shown in the illustrations and then wrap tape around the windings, to hold them in place.

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Cut manila folder into a strip, wind and cement it to the core between insulating washers. In case you are wondering, a magneto is builc small, mechanical generator of electric sparks that works by exploiting the principles of electromagnetism. A half inch overlap prevents any possibility of shorts between the core and wire.

Diodes absorb the energy when the switch is opened. Tighten a nut and lock washer over each lug. Search eBay for motorcycle parts in following countries.

If you have a particular interest in magnets, you can build this simple device to create new magnets and recharge weak ones.