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Re: HV transformers for sale
Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <Mddeming-at-aol-dot-com>
In a message dated 5/23/01 7:24:08 PM Eastern Daylight Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Original poster: "Matt Shayka by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <
> I wonder what Customs would think on his third trip back
> into the US... :-)
> Matt Shayka
> Geek#1127 G-1
Hi Matt S!
That's why you make a big loop like a trap line, picking up as many pigs as
your truck will hold, you don't use the same P.O.E.twice, and if anyone asks,
just say" Why shucks, it was such a nice day, Ah just left the farm to take
mah pigs for some fresh air." ;-)
> >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
> > > 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
> > > 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
> > > 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.