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Oct 04, 2012, 08:25 AM
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ep-1 harder gears available in small quanity.

I have a vendor making gear sets from phosphor bronze, i have a test set on its way.if these gears turn out well.ill be getting a hand full of gear sets made.
Anyone intrested in a set of harder ep1 gears.
Sofar price will be around $30 shipped per set.
Phospor bronze is harder than brass.ill put up pics.
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Oct 04, 2012, 08:50 AM
Submarines, etc.
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depending on how well your testing goes, i would be in for two sets.
Oct 04, 2012, 09:40 PM
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Heres the phosphor bronze gear set,the upper gear is original brass,2 lower ones are the bronze.
Ill let you know once i recieve them.ill run em hard.
My stock gears are worn on only 3 runs,ill test the bronze gears on 3 runs then inspect.if they are good...maybe a endurance run,in my pool hooked to 12 volt power supply,motor stationary.

Oct 04, 2012, 10:17 PM
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I am in for a set
Oct 04, 2012, 10:34 PM
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Build time will be slow,the guy works out of his shop,alone at his own free time.he
s not really doing it for profit....for $30 a set....id be happy with a stock set for that price.ive searched years for this.google has a post of a guy that made a few hardened copper sets....but thats about it.
I asked my guy how many sets can he produce,stated i had lots of intrested buyers.his response was,just make the order,ill try to keep up with ya the best i can.

But before anyone else sends money....let me be sure this is legit,and the gears are real.
I been in contact with this guy for mths now,hes been slowly tooling up his mill,and supplies to do this favor for me.he is also a fan of the ep-1,but relizes the gears were its downfall.it seems to be the most scale outboard around....but without replacement gears,its just a dust collector.
Last edited by igotit; Oct 04, 2012 at 10:41 PM.
Oct 08, 2012, 08:16 PM
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Ill have the prototype gear set for testing in a few days,ill update you guys then.
Oct 08, 2012, 10:55 PM
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I went to some auto suppliers here in Michigan to see about getting a small run and they laughed at me! I would have to make 10,000 of them to get the price down to $50.00 a pair. $30.00 is a bargain!!!
Oct 09, 2012, 12:24 AM
Taking care of the pond.
I could use a set.
Oct 09, 2012, 12:27 AM
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me too
Oct 09, 2012, 02:43 AM
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I'm in for a set.
Oct 09, 2012, 11:16 AM
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3 sets to Denmark please
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Oct 10, 2012, 02:28 AM
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Awesome....glad to see theres a market for it....small market...but its a start.
Prototype will be cheap at $30 a set,once they pass the test and start selling....price will rise.
$30 is the stock cost,not charging machine cost.
Oct 10, 2012, 10:36 AM
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I am in for a set! Dave.
Oct 10, 2012, 03:55 PM
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I would be interested in a set as well
Oct 12, 2012, 11:49 PM
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sweet....still waiting for the prototype to come in,monday i leave for 5 weeks offshore.if it comes in after monday....ill have to wait 5 weeks to test them.
i cant wait.

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