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Re: Bug zappers
Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <A123X-at-aol-dot-com>
The one that I'm going to get is already unpotted, or never was. The are
built as part of the core. Hope they aren't that way on yours.
In a message dated 5/7/01 7:21:14 PM Eastern Daylight Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Yeah, i just started t get the tar out of one this weekend so i can get to
> the shunts. It gives 4kV and 9mA, so you get 36w out of it. I want more
> watts, so i put it in the Bar-B-Que and let it cook. ONE THING: Do NOT
> it in upside down! I had it sitting upside down in an Al tray and it
> out and started to burn and it smelled like crap. Anyway, they are very
> suitable for tiny coils, with or without removed shunts. By the way, is
> there anyone out there who can explain how a shunt works?