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#46 shorty ONLINE  

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Posted April 13, 2017 - 05:30 AM

If you think about it, 30-40 years is a good lifespan for a circuit board of 70's technology. Local dealership told me that most times they are bypassed on the ones they service.

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Posted April 13, 2017 - 06:29 AM

so then that has become the "normal service" routine?  see we were ahead of our time in doing so....

planned obsolescence? idiot switch system goes bad, customer trades machine on a new one, company makes sale....



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Posted April 13, 2017 - 08:41 AM

If you think about it, 30-40 years is a good lifespan for a circuit board of 70's technology. Local dealership told me that most times they are bypassed on the ones they service.

I agree.  All but one of my Elec-Traks still has the original wiring/controls, and it's 95% original.  It always amazes me that they still run so well.  It's impressive that the wiring/insulation is in such good shape also.  I've seen some insulation on some newer wires start to get sticky after a while.  I'm curious to see how well the stuff today looks in 30-40 years.  Hopefully I'm around to see it!  :D


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