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Post  aungmyatoo on Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:56 am

I got this one on space bug junior, not sure is it originally Like this or someone customised it.
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Post  aungmyatoo on Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:59 am

Please help enlighiten the history of this head if anyone know, thank you

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Post  ticomareado on Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:04 am

Maybe an OK Cub first version .049 head? Would be neat if that runs on old style Cox cylinders.
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Post  aungmyatoo on Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:13 am

It fits old style cox cylinder, narrow diameter. I got it on space bug Junior.
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Post  Mark Boesen on Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:45 am

Yes, it's from a OK Cub, Herkimer copied a lot of Cox stuff, their glowhead fits the post '56 Cox stuff as well.
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Post  Mark Boesen on Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:51 am

Yes, it's from a OK Cub, Herkimer copied a lot of Cox stuff, their glowhead fits the  post '56 Cox stuff as well.
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Post  ticomareado on Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:02 am

Well I whipped out my Cub .049s and tried my recently acquired Cub cylinder clamp out for the first time. My Cub head screws right down into my Space Bug Jr. cylinder, so I believe that's what you have there. Let us know how it tests out. You may have to piddle around with plug selections for best results if it works at all.
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Post  ticomareado on Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:04 am

Mark Boesen wrote:Yes, it's from a OK Cub, Herkimer copied a lot of Cox stuff, their glowhead fits the  post '56 Cox stuff as well.

Or did Cox copy some Cub stuff?
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Post  Mark Boesen on Sat Apr 28, 2018 2:54 pm

yep, good call, you're probably right as the Cub came before the Space Bug, and likely LeRoy copied their glowhead from early O.K. Cubs, Cub later copied their first glowhead (c.'58) the same dimensions as Cox post '56.
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