Re: Variac (Reactor?)

From: 	George W. Ensley[SMTP:erc-at-coastalnet-dot-com]
Sent: 	Wednesday, July 16, 1997 9:17 PM
To: 	Tesla List
Subject: 	Re: Variac (Reactor?)

>>> I have a 50 amp, 240v unit that I would be willing to sell. Email me
>>> privately at:whipit-at-cruzio-dot-com
>>> Where are you? Shipping could be steep. I am in Santa Cruz, CA.
>>   You might try building a reactor,does the same thing at a fraction
>>of the cost
>What is a reactor, and how is it built?
>David Knaack
Sorry, Must have missed that post. 

Although i have already found a variac, I too would be interested
in construction details of a reactor. I do run across large xfmr.
cores from time to time but am not sure how to go about winding or
modifying them for this purpose.