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Re: transformers

Original poster: "howard keiper by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <keip-at-pacbell-dot-net>

I think that new transformers are not the way to go in the first place.
I would not have suggested bombarders either, except that those that
have the greatest appeal to me have more to do with their look rather
than their performance. Within that context, one can get only used units
anyway, and fairly inexpensive at that.

Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "Erik Byng by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>"
> Ok, I priced out some new Bombarder transformers, and for that price, I
> would think that you'd prefer a piggie to a bobarder.
> Heck, for that amount of $$$, you might just as well buy TTR's lab
> transformer and ship it home.
> :-)
> Have fun
> Erik
> p.s.  If anyone knows of a pig in serattle, drop me a line, hmm?? the Power
> comapnies are no help over here... !
> Original poster: "brian by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>"
> <ka1bbg1-at-mcttelecom-dot-com>
> ok on the Bombarder xmfr however all the ones i have seen for sale were very
> pricey! much more than a pole pig shipped from Texas. and very few are found
> in the "yard sale" arena. if you find one its certainly a deal. cul brian
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> To: <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> Sent: Monday, May 07, 2001 6:51 PM
> Subject: transformers
>  > Original poster: "howard keiper by way of Terry Fritz
> <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <keip-at-pacbell-dot-net>
>  >
>  > All..
>  > I see a lot of discussion about using NSTs, with or without shunts. Has
>  > anyone (besides me) used the 12 KV, 120ma xfmrs?  They're current
>  > limited as well as their little siblings. They're available through many
>  > electrical sign supply houses...new and used.
>  > Another matter is the "Bombarder" transformer. These are different
>  > brutes alltogether. They're definitely not current limited in any way,
>  > and are available in 7.5, 10, & 12 KVA -at- 15KV. What makes them
>  > attractive is that they're often designed to "open Frame" technology;
>  > that is, encapsulated, but not enclosed. Check neon sign supply folks
>  > for these too.
>  > hk
>  >
>  >
>  >
>  >
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