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Re: GFI on the NST--a bummer
Original poster: "Barton B. Anderson by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <tesla123-at-pacbell-dot-net>
Curious as to whats the goal with GFI NST's. Is the idea to use the GFI to
NST? If not, then why not simply remove the GFI and stick with a filtering
Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> It would seem to me that if you have a good RF ground and protection circuit
> ala Terry Fritz, you probably won't trip the GFI. I used to run my
coil on a
> circuit in the house with a GFI and only tripped it once, when a misfiring
> occurred. It doesn't seem like it could hurt to try anyway.
> > I just glommed on to two 12/60 France NSTs at our
> > friendly neon sign shoppe. I paid only 20 bucks each.
> > But the bad news is they both have a GFI button
> > sticking out of the case. Can I put a clamp over that
> > GFI button to hold it in, or is the only solution to
> > melt out the potting and disconnect the GFI?
> > More bad news is the guy at the neon shop said ALL
> > new NSTs must now be provided with the integral GFI.
> > Happy day,
> > Ralph Zekelman