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    Bendix Scintilla SF4RN-8 mag overhauller

    Does anyone know a good/reputable person or shop to do an overhaul on a couple of Bendix Scintilla SF4RN-8 mags off of a Continental A65. A buddy is building a Pietenpol and needs his mags redone. Thanks in advance.

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    I rebuilt my SF 4's myself about 35 years ago---got parts from Lou Leibie. Not sure if that is possible anymore but found this on another forum. Al Marcucci at Savage Magneto in Hayward California.
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    X2 for Savage!!!

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    I have had great service from Aircraft Magneto Service. http://www.aircraftmagnetoservice.net
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    +2 for Pierce advice, give them a call.
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    My last pair that I had overhauled by Al at Savage were about $800 each 10 years ago, is he even still alive? I thought he was like 80 years old back then. He was a great guy when I last talked to him, but he sure had a bone to pick with the FAA...I put about 150 hours on those mags before I had to go with impulse coupling mags. Trying to hand prop without impulse couplings alone on a back country strip got old quick. I was glad I put slicks on before Champion bought them and raised the prices. Tim

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    https://www.fresnoairpartsco.com/pro...-8-10-19293-2/ $515.00

    Mags are very easy to redo yourself.
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