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Re: a microwave is a gold mine

Original poster: "Jake Draper by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <cybermecium2-at-home-dot-com>

I think those microwave caps are only rated at about 2500V. You might need a
couple of them if you want to use in in a TC tank circuit unless you are
only using 1 MOT as the primary transformer.

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Sent: Monday, May 21, 2001 4:12 PM
Subject: a microwave is a gold mine

> Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> there's a wealth of stuff one can find in a microwave. i recently gutted a
> microwave and here's what i found that's useful:
>     Item                        Uses
>     transformer                          its obvious
>     fan motor                             async rotary gap
>     diode                                   grounding?
>     .74uF LDPE cap no PCB's!    tank capacitor
>     risk of electrocution               suicide