The last time i checked (about a year ago with Thermal Arc) new points, they call it a spark gap assembly P/N369286-1 was still available but if the problem is in your HF assembly transformer P/N 493811-2 you will be out of luck.
When i called to check on the points i also asked them about the HF assembly and they told me they had no stock and have no plans on getting any more in stock. They said the best thing to do was call around to local weld repair shops and see if they might have a NOS one sitting on a shelf or look for a good used one.
One thing i find funny is in the owners manual it tells you to resurface the point gap faces as necessary to get an accurate gap but then a few lines later in the same manual it says DO NOT file or dress the points of the spark gap assembly? Say what????? Then it goes on to say that the points should be replaced when the tungsten section has completely disappeared from the points face. Thermal Arc told me that they DO NOT sell just the points by them selfs, that if you need a set of points you have to buy the whole spark gap assembly to get them.
Last edited by sunpeople; 08-31-2010 at 09:34 PM.
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