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Offline 32bantam

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Mechanical overspeed protection
« on: January 18, 2020, 11:45:18 AM »
We have a points mag with two tach drive ports.
 We are looking for a mechanical, cable driven overspeed device. I found a article on a Syncro-Start overspeed governor. I was listed at 3000-3825 rpms. At 1/2 engine speed that would be 6000-7650. Not sure if we could even find one.
Anyone have any experience using on of these?
Steve Walczak

Offline gordon

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Re: Mechanical overspeed protection
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2020, 01:49:30 PM »
Still have an old cable drive rpm limiter that went with my Jones tach and Magneto. They cam in two rpm ranges.  See them on ebay now and then . Can be very pricey . Worked well for vintage tech.