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Re: Space Wound Secondaries

On Sun, 11 Jun 2000 23:24:46 -0600, you wrote:

>Original Poster: Megavolt121-at-aol-dot-com 
>Hi all
>    A quick question about space wound secondary coils... Say I were to use a 
>fishing line to space out the wire as I wind, is it necessary to pull out the 
>fishing line when done with winding? If i do need to do it, what will happen 
>electrically(and pyrotechnically) if i were to leave it in?
>Thanks in advance,

Should be no problem if the fishing line is a good enough insulator. I
believe nylon absorbs moisture so you might want to bake it after
winding before varnishing. If you have access to a working coil, see
if you can draw a spark to some of the fishing line - if not, it's a
good enough insulator.