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Re: HV transformers for sale

Original poster: "Matt Shayka by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <flyboxboy-at-hotmail-dot-com>

I wonder what Customs would think on his third trip back
into the US... :-)

Matt Shayka
Geek#1127 G-1

>Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" 
>In a message dated 5/23/01 10:48:57 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
>tesla-at-pupman-dot-com writes:
> >
> > >
> >
> > Hi All
> >
> > I have much empathy for HV enthusiasts searching for transformers. After
> > reacquiring my past interest in HV, I began a search for a free pole 
>pig. In
> > my immediate area, I could not get one for free or for money. Living 
>only a
> > four hour drive to T&R Electric, I went there and bought a pole pig for
> > $250. I appreciated that T&R Electric did not treat me like I was a mad
> > scientist. This was my initiation to the high expense of HV 
>transformers. At
> > great cost I have acquired other HV transformers which had to be 
> > Freighting charges = murder incorporated. I have quit buying 
> > because of freighting charges. Freighting charges have cured me of my
> > transformer mania. The final blow came from freighting charges on a PCB 
> > x-ray transformer. Here you have these wonderful transformers in 
> > especially the 20KV/16.5KVA. If you think that freighting charges in the 
> > are bad, then try out the charges in Canada--I did. Its a sorry 
> > that only the wealthy, or those suffering from mania, will have a chance 
> > get these transformers. The few HV transformers that make it to ebay 
> > for outrageous prices, not including freighting. In the USA, where a 
> > pole pigs are sitting idle, I fully believe that most coilers will never 
> > a pole pig. I wish there was a solution, but there is none. When my age 
> > divestment comes, I'm going to give my transformers away for free to 
> > willing to drive a reasonable distance.
> >
> > Godfrey Loudner
>Hi Godfrey!
>         Prior to 1815, my great,great,great,great uncle made a living by
>buying clocks in Connecticut, transporting them by ox-cart to Northern 
>and selling them. How about borrowing a pickup truck and taking a Canadian
>Vacation? Take orders and make a circuit of the "haves" and the "wants".
>Seems like you could recoup the cost of the vacation in a matter of weeks 
>a "pig peddler".
>Just a thought,
>Matt D.

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