Jump Switches & Adapter Harnesses

ryno65ryno65 Posts: 18 Baller
I am looking to buy some rope switches & Rope Switch Adapter Harnesses.
Can anyone suggest a seller that I could purchase both pieces from, rather than the additional cost of 2 separate shipments from PP & ZO to Australia.
Thanks

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  • Jody_SealJody_Seal Posts: 2,149 Mega Baller
    The rope switch is just a plain ol on off micro switch. Just cut the small connector end off the cable supplied by Perfect Pass and butt connect it into the ZO harness by cutting out the connector in the harness. cut it back about 3" you can save the connector and butt splice back in if you need it in the future. done many of them that way.
    Hobby Boats can be expensive when the hobbyist is limited on their own skill and expertise.


  • klindyklindy Posts: 1,910 Mega Baller
    So @Jody_Seal‌ why not buy one ZO switch and make an adapter to plug it into PP?
    Keith Lindemulder
    AWSA Vice President
  • ryno65ryno65 Posts: 18 Baller
    Thanks @Jody_Seal‌ could work for some of our guys.
    We also "borrow" boats regularly for some of our jump events, so ideally need to retain the plug-&-play ease of fitment for some.
  • MattPMattP Posts: 5,879 Moderator
    @ryno65‌ how about having both parts shipped to a friend or beer in the US to be boxed up together before being shipped to AUS?
  • eleeskieleeski Posts: 3,031 MM Trick Skier / Eccentric Person
    Radio Shack had the PP connector plug in the store. I'm sure you have electronic supply houses there. You can probably find the microswitches there too. Auto parts stores usually have lots of plugs as well. Order a few spare springs from PP and you can easily rebuild your switches. I love slaloming behind PP Classic with a switch and my water is a bit corrosive so I worked to maintain my switches. It was easy.
    Eric
  • DUSkierDUSkier Posts: 133 Baller
    @ryno65‌ Gav Mcmillan found the exact connectors through Middys?? (could be wrong on this) Jarrod Faoro may be able to help you out??
    Nigel Sparrow
  • ryno65ryno65 Posts: 18 Baller
    edited June 2014
    @DUSkier‌ looks like we have found the ZO-type plugs locally, so I will cut the PP-plug off like @Jody_Seal‌ said & fit the new plug. The leftover tail might end up with the female plug, giving us an adaptor for any PP-users.
    Thanks everyone for your input !
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