Re: rotarys and gennys (fwd)

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Date: Tue, 7 Jul 1998 01:22:00 -0500
From: "Robert W. Stephens" <rwstephens-at-headwaters-dot-com>
To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Subject: Re: rotarys and gennys (fwd)

> Date:          Mon, 6 Jul 1998 22:37:53 -0600 (MDT)
> To:            tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject:       rotarys and gennys (fwd)
> From:          Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>

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> Date: Sun, 05 Jul 1998 23:21:48 +0100
> From: bob golding <yubba-at-clara-dot-net>
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: rotarys and gennys
> >Date: Sat, 04 Jul 1998 18:42:34 +0100
> >To: tesla-2-at-emachine-dot-com, chipslist, chipslist
> >From: bob golding <yubba-at-clara-dot-net>
> >Subject: rotarys and gennys
> >Cc: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> >
> >Hi all
> >	I have been offered a 25 kva generator with a separate exciter motor. I
> plan to use this with a pole pig when one turns up. I am planning to
> connect a variac between the exciter motor and the main alternator to give
> me the equivalent of a 125 amp variac. I know, I will need a bigger garage.
> It then occurred to me that I might be able to drive a rotorary gap direct
> off the alternator shaft to give a true synchronous output with  phase
> angle adjustment accomplished by making the fixed contacts adjustable. Does
> this sound workable, sensible?, possible. Have I missed anything. All
> feedback welcome.
> >
> >bob golding lightning without rain
> >
> >bob yubba-at-clara-dot-net

Your plan is both practical and technically sound.  Please keep us all posted on 
the results.

Robert W. Stephens
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