Re: Controling a Pole Pig

It's really not worth it ripping up a pig and doing that. Also, you would
have a really hard time, if not an impossibility, putting a shunt in the
core without damaging some windings. Just go wind an inductive ballast.

           --Mr. Postman (Doug Brunner)

-----Original Message-----
From: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Date: Sunday, November 29, 1998 8:51 PM
Subject: Controling a Pole Pig

>Original Poster: "Vivian Watts" <V.C.Watts-at-btinternet-dot-com>
>Hi All,
>    Steve Rodway and I collected 4 Pole pigs last week from Eastern
>which is East of London.  I had one but I think Steve is seeing how many he
>can collect :-).  The are 240V to 11KV and 16KVA.  They cost nothing but
>time and travelling (16Hrs).  I understand about Balasting using resistive
>and inductive loads but would another way be to cut a slot in the magnetic
>path in the transformer.  Is this a done thing in Pole pigs?  How big a
>Viv Watts UK