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Original Mag Finish???


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Old 12-26-2000, 07:07:37 PM
Bill Nich
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Here is another question for the experts...How were Webster magneto's (Tripolar type M)furnished from the factory? Magnet painted? Cover? Side plates Painted??? Have seen them in all sorts of conditions, but never thought to ask about what is original till I had to re-do one. Thanks for any help! -Bill
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Old 12-26-2000, 07:38:48 PM
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The factory finish on Websters varied somewhat through the years, mostly though they were painted Gold with the magnets and the bits that attached to the armature shaft Black along with the springs. Some restorers will paint the magnet clamps black as well, and I have seen an occasional original painted this way but the majority of Websters that I have ever seen have gold paint on the magnet clamps. Some of the later Websters had the die cast bodies left un-painted and all of the steel parts painted black.

I think that they look best done like these at this link.


http://www.oldengine.org/members/bro.../WebsterMs.jpg
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Old 12-26-2000, 08:16:26 PM
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Thanks Ted!!!
 

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