Re: No Rain=Test (short in secondary)

Subject:     Re: No Rain=Test
      Date:  Fri, 06 Jun 1997 18:47:13 -0500
      From:  Chuck Curran <ccurran-at-execpc-dot-com>
        To:  Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
References:  1

Tesla List wrote:
> Subject:  Re: No Rain=Test
>   Date:   Thu, 5 Jun 1997 00:53:33 -0400 (EDT)
>   From:  richard hull <rhull-at-richmond.infi-dot-net>
>     To:  Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> snip
> If a single wire turn gets hot, IT IS SHORTED!!!!  This happened to
> Nemesis (A regular two winding coil and not a maggey) as the maggeys would hit
> it during development.  The turn on Nemesis would incandese!!  One turn on
> a secondary can't heat- ever-, unless it is shorted.
> The maggeys never heat except the resonator of 11-E where 30 gausge wire
> processes 5-7KW and then the coil uniformly heats.
> Richard Hull, TCBOR

Richard & All:

Yup, it sure did short.  I dug into it a bit two nights ago and it was a
pretty clear short between two turns.  Tomorrow I will be removing the
damaged turns and trying to do a repair.  I might remove 4-5 turns in
order to make sure I get it all and then do the best I can in laying in
the new wire.  I am wondering now what condition the PVC will be in
under the damaged wire--the Dremel tool will get some use!

Chuck Curran