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Re: Welder Weirdness

Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <FutureT-at-aol-dot-com>

In a message dated 5/26/01 1:56:11 PM Eastern Daylight Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com 

> Again, the 12GA cord to the pole
>  xfmer was room temperature, and the gap electrodes
>  barely warm. They should have been hot as branding
>  irons.  What's going on?


Using the MOT ballast, the gaps may have been power arcing
a little, making them super hot.  They may even have been
re-firing while aligned.  This may have stopped when the welder 
was used.  

John Freau

John Freau