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Re: Hot diodes

Original poster: "PotLuck by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <potluck-at-xmission-dot-com>

Hi Gregg,
If you do need higher current diodes you can get them here:


1N5408 1000volts -at- 3 amps 10 cents each
Shipping is 3 bucks for orders under $30.00

no minimum

Rick W.
Salt Lake City

----- Original Message -----
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Sent: Thursday, May 16, 2002 9:39 PM
Subject: Hot diodes

> Original poster: "Gregg Adams by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> Hello all,
> While I'm collecting up some more necessary items for my pig powered coil,
> trying to stablize my MOT powered coil.  I am using the same MOT supply
> as you'll find on Greg Hunter's page.  The problem is that the diode
string is
> getting hot.  I have burnt one string out and noticed that the new one is
> getting very warm.  Is there any way to protect this string from heating
> Can the string be placed in oil with the transformers?
> Thanks,
> Gregg Adams