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 Posted: Thu Nov 21st, 2019 11:42 pm
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Jerry Bravi
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Since the early part of this year I have been working to finish development of a cast iron oscillating collar featuring all of the original details as the original ones that were made of pot metal years ago.  Hopefully these will meet the expectations of fan "purists" that want to maintain the originality of rare fans needing a replacement collar.  
For the last couple years I have made several runs of steel collars that worked nicely for replacement, but lacked the original detail such as raised bosses and post.  I have five of these left which sell for $55.00.  The new ones I am offering were cast at Cattail Foundry and fully machined finished by me.  I also make the entire brass knob and plunger lock assembly that comes with it.  This new cast iron collar is complete and includes priming and painting and is ready to install.  The cost will be $65.00 plus $5.00 shipping. 

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or comments.

Thanks, Jerry Bravi
 







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 Posted: Fri Nov 22nd, 2019 12:41 am
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Chris A. Campbell
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Jerry, these are top notch!!!!

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 Posted: Fri Nov 22nd, 2019 12:42 am
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Steve Stephens
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Your new CAST IRON collar is amazing Jerry.   The older steel ones were excellent but cast iron is the cat's meow.

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 Posted: Fri Nov 22nd, 2019 12:42 am
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Mark Behrend
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Great work Jerry!

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 Posted: Fri Nov 22nd, 2019 01:55 am
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Richard Daugird
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Wow that’s a screaming deal! I don’t even need one and I feel like buying one.

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 Posted: Fri Nov 22nd, 2019 04:09 am
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Alex Rushing
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I have one reserved now! Probably the most reasonable solution to the collar problem I have ever seen. Reasonable in practice and cost!

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 Posted: Fri Nov 22nd, 2019 01:26 pm
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John Smalley
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great craftsmanship

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 Posted: Fri Nov 22nd, 2019 02:04 pm
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Jerry Bravi
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Thanks to all you guys for your compliments and appreciation for my fanwork .  It's important to keep these old fan going!
Thanks, Jerry  :clap: :clap:

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 Posted: Sat Nov 23rd, 2019 12:11 am
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Daniel OToole
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Very nice as always Jerry

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 Posted: Mon Nov 25th, 2019 11:06 pm
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William Dunlap
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I got my collar today in the mail and right away installed it on my 29646. 






Perfect fit and finish. Increases the value of my fan by more than the purchase price. Can't ask for more than that.
It's exactly like the original, minus the crappy pot metal and cracks :DNow I can use my fan on oscillation. Before it would just wander around and end up just anywhere.




Cheers,
Bill

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 Posted: Tue Nov 26th, 2019 01:28 am
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Darryl Hudson
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Nice job Jerry.   Those look great.  

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 Posted: Tue Nov 26th, 2019 01:33 am
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You will often notice that the old pot metal collars have worn a lot and, when oscillating, the collar moves around making the oscillation less than precise.  Were I to have an Emerson I used with the collar I would be buying a "Bravi-Modification" collar to use.  They look great and factory.

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 Posted: Tue Nov 26th, 2019 11:43 am
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Bobby Gaines
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Great job!

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 Posted: Sat Nov 30th, 2019 02:13 am
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Alex Rushing
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Got my cast iron upgrade in today. Absolutely incredible work!


Last edited on Mon Dec 2nd, 2019 04:13 am by Alex Rushing

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 Posted: Mon Dec 2nd, 2019 04:11 am
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Alex Rushing
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Installed the new Jerry Bravi Iron Collar assembly this evening. FANTASTIC!

THANK YOU, JERRY!


Now the original(good condition) collar will be a Christmas gift to my Dad to replace his messed up collar assembly.
I did OCD use a black marker to color the screw heads. :hammer:

Video of the Bravi Collar in action.





Last edited on Mon Dec 2nd, 2019 04:12 am by Alex Rushing

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