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hand crank coil tester

Post by philip » Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:49 pm

Here are some pics of my hcct. It was given to
Me in pieces by a fellow club member who
Scored a factory made one. I redid some of the
Frame and re wound 3 of the coils using masking
Tape. It is made by the plans that are on the
Board. It works great now I need a meter.
Philip
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Re: hand crank coil tester

Post by philip » Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:52 pm

Click the pics and they go right side up?

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Re: hand crank coil tester

Post by BE_ZERO_BE » Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:04 pm

The type of meter that is used on the HCCT is an Iron Vane type, AC Ammeter.
Rectifier type AC Ammeters won't read correctly.
I have tested a couple of the low cost Iron Vane Ammeters from China.
I found them to be inaccurate.
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Re: hand crank coil tester

Post by andrefordt » Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:13 pm

try this one, not from china or Russia.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Simpson-17668- ... SwH4hbIYSI

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Re: hand crank coil tester

Post by BE_ZERO_BE » Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:48 pm

Simpson is a great meter.
This on is 0-5 Amps AC.
The 1.3 Amp point is less than 1/4 of the scales deflection.
It can be difficult to see the 1.2 - 1.4 Range on this meter.
The perfect HCCT meter is 0-2 Amps AC.
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Re: hand crank coil tester

Post by BE_ZERO_BE » Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:46 pm

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Re: hand crank coil tester

Post by Les Burg » Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:00 pm

Philp, I have an original Weston form a Ford HCCT that I know nothing about. The scale plate is out of it but the movement is free. I understand there is a member that restores and calibrates them. you can PM me if you like.
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Re: hand crank coil tester

Post by thom » Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:14 am

I picked up a spare flywheel and magneto for our '21 Touring some time back. I plan to build a frame and make a coil tester. I have not yet bought the meter to complete it. :)

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Re: hand crank coil tester

Post by MKossor » Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:04 am

Philip, FYI, nice HCCT meter available in the classifieds right now. viewtopic.php?f=5&t=2946

Good luck with your vintage coil tester project.
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