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  1. tcruwithme

    DEUCE BRAKE LINE REFERENCE GUIDE (Sizes, lengths, fittings)

    I got a quote and made a purchase from Iris Industries, Inc. today for a gallon on DOT 5. It was $72.35 shipped ground to 55123 for a gallon - still a great price. They still want payment by personal check, and they are quick to respond to email inquiries. Thanks again for the referral...
  2. tcruwithme

    Where to find a complete, working RT-524

    Hey Dave. We made a long weekend of our West Coast trip and got back late in the evening on Monday, June 7. I missed the last three WI shows but will be at this year's WI show. Where will you be set up?
  3. tcruwithme

    Where to find a complete, working RT-524

    Ok, here's an update. Doug at Pvt. Jarhead did respond to my e-mail, and they are still in business. He had a good RT-524 for sale at $400 + shipping, but I already made a deal with a seller in one of my Facebook groups. So, Pvt. jarhead still has one if anyone is looking. I made postings to...
  4. tcruwithme

    Where to find a complete, working RT-524

    I did send Doug at Pvt. Jarhead a message a few days ago, and I received an auto-response that said, "We will not be answering emails from May 21 through May 25." So, it will be interesting to see if they are still in business. I bought a couple things from him a few years ago. I have an...
  5. tcruwithme

    Where to find a complete, working RT-524

    Yep. That would be great if I can find one sort of close. However, I suspect I'll have to climb a mountain, fight through a forest fire, battle grizzly bears, and give my left nut to find one.
  6. tcruwithme

    Where to find a complete, working RT-524

    Thanks Guyfang. The Reforger listing is no longer available as is the Army Radio Sales listing. I already have an R442 unit, so I'm not exited to pay two grand for a 524 + 442 package. No luck on the Greek eBay (or for any RT-524 listed in all of Europe). I'll keep looking. Thanks again.
  7. tcruwithme

    Where to find a complete, working RT-524

    Does anyone know where I can find a complete, working RT-524 for sale? I have an active search on eBay that hasn't turned up anything. I called Fair Radio Sales, emailed Pvt. Jarhead, and looked on sites like Murphy's Junk. I made posts to a few groups on the facebooks, but nothing has turned...
  8. tcruwithme

    VIC-1 plastic caps...

    Yes, Reco Defense did have some as of two months ago. Good recommendation.
  9. tcruwithme

    Vic-1 Dust Caps

    I got a bunch from Gary at RECO Defense. If you still need some, give them a call at (859) 230-7675
  10. tcruwithme

    Canvas cover for RT 246 RT524

    The cover for the RT-246 or RT-524 is part number CW-653. With that part number, you can find the NSN. Good luck with your project.
  11. tcruwithme

    WTB VRC-47 set CUCV

    You will probably need to piece this together one item at a time from several sources. The AN/VRC-47 used a RT-524 transceiver and R-442 auxiliary radio. So, you will need two antennas. The antenna for the R-442 can be something like the AB-15/GR base and AT-1095 antenna whip or the MS-116A...
  12. tcruwithme

    AB-15 Antenna Sections problem

    TM 11-5820-401-10-1 says that if any of your MS-116A, MS-117A, or MS-118A antenna sections break, you can replace all three of those antenna elements with one AT-1095/VRC. I suggest that in case you can't get those sections to work correctly.
  13. tcruwithme

    Looking for the little OD caps for intercom system plugs not being used

    I got some of these from Gary at RECO Defense a few months ago. Give them a call if you haven't found any or need more: (859) 230-7675
  14. tcruwithme

    Top 10 Deuce Modifications

    Thanks. You'll need a 90-degree long elbow, a 45-degree elbow, a piece of straight pipe, and a Donaldson Air Ram model H008154 available through Filtermaxx. Yes, I did the A3 fuel tank swap. What you see in the pictures is the new aluminum tank. It was easy to do, and everything was...
  15. tcruwithme

    Top 10 Deuce Modifications

    Here's a few shots from 04 Jul 2018.
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    Top 10 Deuce Modifications

    Sticking to modifications and not upgrades (like adding a winch, convoy lights, or hard top), here is what I have done so far. (1) Automatic air tank drains (2) Reverse light modification (3) Electric wiper motors and upgraded wiper arms & blades (4) Added side marker lights, led composite...
  17. tcruwithme

    VIC-1 bailout cable question

    Thanks again. I ordered a set of NOS H-370 headsets from a vendor on eBay. It looks like I will soon have a new/unused set of Bose T5 headsets to sell (single com, monaural design). When I learned that I would not be using them, I sent them in to Bose for warranty work. The back cover of the...
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