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Re: NST GFI: Why?
Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <Parpp807-at-aol-dot-com>
In a message dated 5/5/02 12:47:07 PM Central Daylight Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> I found that everyone had
> stopped using 60 ma NST's years ago, specifically because of the long
> of sign fires cause by the higher-current transformers.)
> Scott Hanson
That's not the story I get.
Yes, the wonderful age of the GFI/NST has resulted in a sales spurt due to
the failure rate of the GFI.
The larger size NST like 60 and even 120 mA will be scarce in Las Vegas as
they are in all warmer climates. The
colder climates like the wilderness of northern Indiana are more likely to
use a 60 mA
transformer when a higher striking current is needed. No fires. :-))
When I do see a 60 mA transformer, I grab it up right away. That's the alibi
glomming onto the two 12/60s with GFI.