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Homemade Western unimount control?

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by vegaman04, Dec 12, 2007.

  1. vegaman04

    vegaman04 Senior Member
    Messages: 378

    Just like the title says, can this be done? Don't really want to pay $250 for a new one, if i can make one for cheaper. Does anyone have one for sale possibly?
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2007
  2. pyro29

    pyro29 Member
    Messages: 38

    Both the truck harness and the controller can be made with ease.

    If you can't find a four position "joy stick" at your local electronics store, you can use two momentary toggle switches, on-off-on, just make sure they are momentary - won't stay in the "on" position. Use one for up/down and the other for left/right...
  3. MUNRO75

    MUNRO75 Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    Anyone interested in building me one of these or rebuilding mine. i picked up a used unimount last winter and the control looked like it'd been in a light fire (little melting and cracked cord) worked fine til now.
    thanks and if anyone is interested my email it terrajeep@hotmail.com

    thanks and take care,

  4. clark lawn

    clark lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    from NE ohio
    Messages: 1,233

    check around on ebay, i got one for like 75 bucks last year
  5. jeepster18

    jeepster18 Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    do you have the schematics to use two momentary toggle switches