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  by Phil Hom
Throttle control. Shows how the RDC control cams are arranged. Throttle pattern looks somewhat like a stick shift on a car/pickup with a Y Pattern.

Patent number 2,647,415
Appproved Aug 4, 1953
Inventor of record: alter B Dean (Budd Co.)
Available at
5 sheets of drawings, 9 pages of text :-D