Store is the place to go to get some of the neat things presented in
Steve's Last Chance Marina.
The Transistorized Ignition System is offered in a kit.
If you have a soldering iron and some solder, you can assemble the kit in less
than an hour. Cost of the Kit is under $ 20.00 US.
The kit is manufactured by Vellman Co. in Belgium. You can visit their website
at http://www.velleman.be. Information on
the transistorized ignition can be found at
You can order the kit on-line or via land line from Techamerica at
http://www.techamerica.com. Go to the
catalog section. The Techamerica catalog number for the kit is 990-0004.
Techamerica is very responsive and will ship any order - large or small - in a
Alternative resistor arrangements are given at the Vellman site for 6 Volt DC
systems. If you have an 8 Volt DC system like the EWE BOAT, e-mail me and I
will tell you what alternative resistor arrangements are required.
In response to the numerous requests for this ignition system, IT IS FOR
NEGATIVE GROUND SYSTEMS ONLY. Sorry folks, Vellman indicated that this
system is not available for positive ground systems. (Too bad or I would put one
on my Model "A" Ford!)