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Old 10-28-2016, 10:22 AM
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Old 12-16-2016, 11:19 AM
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FIY, I spoke with Tech Support at ETA and these illuminated baton thermal overcurrent circuit breakers are no longer available, they haven't produced them for almost 10 years now. They do however have a series of rocker actuated breakers, can be illuminated and are also IP66 rated for splash protection.

You can not buy directly from ETA but need to go through a distributor and most are not stock items but have a 8-10 week lead time. See link for data sheet for the 3131 Series.

http://www.e-t-a.com.au/fileadmin/us...3131-A_ENG.pdf
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Old 12-16-2016, 09:49 PM
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Did you ask them "if you have not made them in 10 years, then WTF do they still show them on their web pages and spec sheets?"
Few things are more irritating than to either get a manufacturer that is clueless on what their web site shows as available products, or a sales rep that has no idea what they are talking about.
Last time I talked to ETA they sent me to a distributor. They would not sell direct to me.
The distributor was more knowledgable about the products than ETA.
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For what it's worth, maybe someone on OSO has a distributor that has old stock and can help a brother out.
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Old 12-19-2016, 03:38 PM
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For what it's worth, the breakers themselves almost never go bad; it's the plastic housing that becomes brittle and falls apart. It may be possible to retrofit a new housing/toggle onto the existing breaker. On the spec sheet from ETA, the size of the housing is listed. Maybe there's another toggle out there that could give up its switching guts for the thermal breaker?

Just an idea...
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Old 12-19-2016, 03:44 PM
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An alternative...

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalo...rcuitbrkr2.php
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Hi
i am wondering if you would still have some of those switches, I have been looking to replace some on my 1988 Formula F-26 PC

thank you
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Old 07-31-2017, 10:52 AM
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I don't think I have any left. I would look at alternatives listed above in post 42, 44, and 45. Great Lakes Skipper is a salvage marine parts company. Find them on the internet or Ebay. They have some of these but what is left is low amperage an NOT illuminated, with black toggles. Maybe can be used for parts as post #44 described.
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Old 08-31-2017, 08:32 PM
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I can't believe it is impossible to find a suitable replacement.

I need 1 switch check that the switch itself is fine I just need the red toggle. If anyone has a low amp switch they want to part with so I can't just use the parts I need I would truly appreciate it.

I have search and search and have come up empty. I really don't want to replace them all that's an awful lot of work for 1 switch, any help would be much appreciated.


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Old 09-02-2017, 02:25 PM
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PM your address and I will send what you need.
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Old 09-03-2017, 08:09 AM
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PM your address and I will send what you need.
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