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 Posted: Fri Nov 2nd, 2018 06:45 pm
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Richard Daugird
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I have a Type 65 with a shattered pot metal neck. I was thinking I could make a new one out of some 1"x2" 6061 T6511 aluminum. Wouldn't be a perfect reproduction, I would not put all the little holes for the tilt, but it would be functional, as I strive for all of my fans to be. Heat treated aluminum should be stronger than pot metal, I'm guessing?

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Found some 6061-T6 I'm gonna give it a go.

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We designed this off what was originally there...

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Could you measure the part that connects to  the oscillator arm, and tell me how it connects to the neck? I visited with my machinist friend tonight, we can make this, but need more details. I will make more than one if anyone else needs one. We'll make as many as poeple want.

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