Replacement base for type b

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Replacement base for type b

Post by benscale160 » Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:13 am

The base flange of my horn has a 2" FIP threads. Based on my research, this flange matches the bolt patten of the horn. My guess is the original base with the debris screen is long gone. So I guess just put a 2" to 1" bushing in the base and goto town. I suppose I could cut out a piece of wire mesh and mill a slot for a make shift debris screen.

Is this really needed?


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Re: Replacement base for type b

Post by Jim » Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:51 pm

Considering that the piston might be damaged by debris and that replacements are so hard to come by, any steps taken to protect it are just smart.

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