Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

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Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby hdsadey » Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:33 am

Just wanted to give a big thanks on here to Greg for rebuilding the Bendix S-20 mag on our boat. It was popping and running like chit. We pulled it apart and ohm'd the coil and it seemed ok. I figured out this was beyond my knowledge. We had already replaced the points and condenser. So I gave Greg a call. Super nice guy. We had a short discussion of what we had done, discussed maybe the rotor needed to be remagnetized. He told to throw it in a box and ship it. 2 days later I got a call telling me it was ready. Greg said the rotor magnets were good but the distributor gear, cam, and impulse spring needed replacing. Also the E-gap was off. Put it back in last night and it's smooth running again. EXCELLENT JOB GREG! The amazing thing was when I asked him how he would like payment, assuming it wouldn't ship til he was paid, he sent it back to me with a self addressed stamped envelope and said just put a check or cash in and send it back! In this day and age that's unheard of. Don't hesitate to give Greg a call to fix your mag. 863-659-1331
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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby GMAC 76 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 10:36 am

Thanks for the kind words Daniel......glad it's running good again

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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby goldhunter_2 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:47 pm

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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby 12PSI » Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:49 pm

Had the exact same experience when he did mine. TOP NOTCH!!!

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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby flcracker9 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 2:54 pm

Same experience here, same payment method. I recommend Greg to anyone with mag or carb issues
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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby FastrackBAW » Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:08 am

Same here and mine was also the first he had shipped to Canada. Mine was a replacement Bendix s1200 for the POS Case magneto I had.

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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby pirate » Sat Mar 11, 2017 8:17 am

When I contacted him to ask about a part for a carburetor that might increase fuel flow he told me he would send it, for me to install it, if it made a difference send him the money. If not just send the part back. That's pretty much unheard of these days.
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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby Lwells » Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:22 pm

GOD has blessed the Airboat community with this fine man and he sets the perfect example of what it was like when him , I , and others in his age group grew up. What he does every day is what life was like when we were young. You never locked a door, took your keys out of the ignition, nor did you do work for someone unless you did it 100% right and you fixed things instead of replacing the whole unit and you never charged them an arm and leg to do something and you could trust one another to pay you or do what they told you. We had pride in what we did as Greg has today. Its just a shame that today doesn't have more people like him. By the way, Greg , if you read this I didn't have to bring that carb pump back for the new boat I bought had the pump go out of it and it worked in it, but thanks again for offering to buy it back.

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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby hdsadey » Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:35 pm

Took the boat out last Sunday and WOW what a difference in power. Vibration is gone. Thanks Greg. It got me wondering about the health of the other mag. Think I want to pull it off and send it to you for a tune up. Check all the same stuff. Let me know when is a good time. Daniel
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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby GMAC 76 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:05 pm

hdsadey wrote:Took the boat out last Sunday and WOW what a difference in power. Vibration is gone. Thanks Greg. It got me wondering about the health of the other mag. Think I want to pull it off and send it to you for a tune up. Check all the same stuff. Let me know when is a good time. Daniel

do a simple mag rpm drop test that will tell ya if the other one needs attention if it does then whenever you can be without it for a week....real busy right now...turn around time on a single mag is about 4-5 days

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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby hdsadey » Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:57 am

Thank you sir! We will pull it today and I will ship it out Monday.
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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby jopete » Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:00 am

GMAC76 has rebuilt the mag on my GPU and I got a spare mag from him in a shoebox with new plug wires on it ready to go if ever I need one.
if you do a search, I don't think you will find a bad word spoken about him. he's a great guy and mags are his specialty.

if I remember right he did the mags on my H2AD motor as well. nice guy to talk to as well.


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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby hdsadey » Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:02 pm

It's on it's way Sir! Thanks :bounce:
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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby GMAC 76 » Mon Mar 27, 2017 10:49 pm

had a no show on a carb job so if the mag shows up tomorrow will probably have yours done wed and ship thur....should have it for the weekend if all goes right

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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby TDezso » Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:24 pm

Didn't know he had a shop. I just posted about needing the brass tabs for new wires. He posted up and said he'd send me some no charge. Now that I know I'll be sending my mag in for rebuild soon.


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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby GMAC 76 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:54 pm

TDezso wrote:Didn't know he had a shop. I just posted about needing the brass tabs for new wires. He posted up and said he'd send me some no charge. Now that I know I'll be sending my mag in for rebuild s
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well....its just a little 12x12 shed out behind the house but I still call it my shop...lol

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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby hdsadey » Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:10 pm

It's coming by USPS, slated to be there Wed.
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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby GMAC 76 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:31 pm

hdsadey wrote:It's coming by USPS, slated to be there Wed.

mag showed up today....pm sent...phone is down

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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby grassblaster » Thu Mar 30, 2017 8:51 am

Another very satisfied customer here!!
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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby Scarecrow » Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:13 am

Ya'll just stop, Gregs head is gonna get so big that his magnifying glasses won't fit anymore.----------But I agree he is the best around these parts.

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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby GMAC 76 » Thu Mar 30, 2017 10:30 am

Scarecrow wrote:Ya'll just stop, Gregs head is gonna get so big that his magnifying glasses won't fit anymore.----------But I agree he is the best around these parts.

I had to get another pair of glasses up to 300 power now....believe the end is near for me

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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby Scarecrow » Thu Mar 30, 2017 12:03 pm

Greg I am only 25 behind you.

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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby GMAC 76 » Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:16 pm

sucks getting old don't it scarecrow?

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Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Postby Scarecrow » Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:19 pm

GMAC 76 wrote:sucks getting old don't it scarecrow?

Yep but it sure beats the alternative.


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