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Re: PVC Wire for a secondary?
Tesla List wrote:
> Original Poster: "Finn Hammer" <f-hammer-at-post5.tele.dk>
> I have been contemplating trying this for some time, but put it off, due
> to uncertainty about how to make a good splice, where the 2 wires meet.
> The coil I had in mind would need more than one reel of wire.
> What do you do to the joint, after soldering the wires together, to stop
> breakout from that spot.
Just strip the wires for perhaps 1/4", tin and lap joint them, and you
will have only a small bump which won't hurt at all. I usually fold a
strip of bond paper, perhaps 1" wide, over the splice, then wrap turns
over it as I continue winding. The joint is then varnished along with
the rest of the winding. Probably doesn't make a difference, but it
looks slightly neater if you do it right, and perhaps forms a pocket
into which a little more varnish flows.
> Or maby that is not a problem at all.
> Any guidance would be appreciated.
> The method has advantages, such as automatic spacewind, and the ability
> to colour match the secondary to the rest of the structure, I`d like
> Cheers, Finn Hammer