Carburator Jet Box Storage ideas

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Carburator Jet Box Storage ideas

Post by Byron510 » 11 Sep 2018 16:11

OK, I put a little investment into a small pile of precision machined brass that needs to be organized.

I currently have 45 different sizes of main, air, pilot and pump jets for my Mikuni's... but I need a reasonably sized way to organize and store them.

So I thought I'd throw this out there, and good, current ideas for this? As I would not have more than 8 tiny jets in each compartment, I require quite a small, divided case that is easily transported.

I've seen what appears to be tackle boxes used, as they are rugged. But the ones I found have maybe 10-15 compartments, so that isn't quite what I'm after, If there were 60 small compartments that all fit into a small box - maybe even with a handle, I think that would be idea - allowing for a little expansion.

Look forward to your ideas, and photos and links if you have them.

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Re: Carburator Jet Box Storage ideas

Post by RMS » 11 Sep 2018 16:19

a couple pill organizers would work Image
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Re: Carburator Jet Box Storage ideas

Post by Jesse C. » 12 Sep 2018 11:07

Well, they do sell jet holders online

https://yambits.co.uk/mikuni-main-jet-h ... -2226.html

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Re: Carburator Jet Box Storage ideas

Post by duke » 12 Sep 2018 11:49

I have used those clear plastic boxes with individual adjustable dividers for everything from carburetor jets to TIG welding supplies. They come in a bunch of different sizes and the compartments can be made to whatever size you want by moving the dividers.
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Re: Carburator Jet Box Storage ideas

Post by icehouse » 12 Sep 2018 12:01

I have an idea!!

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Re: Carburator Jet Box Storage ideas

Post by defdes » 12 Sep 2018 16:43

Here's mine, I can't remember where I got the box from, likely a small hardware store.
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Re: Carburator Jet Box Storage ideas

Post by Byron510 » 12 Sep 2018 17:08

That's what I need, but all I found were supper cheap versions - with less dividers! I wouldn't mind buying something that will last, and that will be transportable.

Oh - thanks Jeff. I do enjoy my missing cam, inefficient single plane Ole L motor and the lack of a hair dryer. Really, I do.
And I'm fully aware that my beater 6000 lb, 15 year old family SUV can kick my 510's ass in a strait line with it's 4 cams and 380 fl/lbs.....
....But the carbs sound beautiful :-)

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Re: Carburator Jet Box Storage ideas

Post by defdes » 12 Sep 2018 17:48

Under "Compartmented Boxes" version "N" looks like it could be the one I have, it has the same 36 compartments.
https://www.mcmaster.com/storage-boxes

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