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Are All 52 1/2 V Caps Interchangeable?

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#21 sanesangowdayya



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Posted 07 December 2017 - 11:34

Hmm I know the conversation is about 52 1/2v's, but I have 2 52's and they noticeably differ in diameter. So much so that the larger cap threads onto the smaller body fine but the larger body will not take the smaller cap. 

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#22 Vintagepens


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Posted 08 December 2017 - 15:08

Yes, when you're talking about models that were in production for a couple of decades, it isn't surprising that there were small changes in fit. 

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Posted Today, 21:06

I've had a few 52 1/2 V 's come and go from my collection. Currently I have 3, 2 are cardinal red and 1 is a black chased. None of them are interchangeable. Not even the 2 red ones. Once I had a gold one that was much smaller than any 52 1/2V that I've seen.

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Posted 36 minutes ago

Once I had a gold one that was much smaller than any 52 1/2V that I've seen.


Well, we know what happened to that one. :)

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