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RE: hi i have a transformer i bought

Original poster: "Loudner, Godfrey by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <gloudner-at-SINTE.EDU>

Hi Liam

Its hard to say to say anything without a picture of the transformer, but it
appears to be very interesting. I would ballast the transformer with a MOT
and bring up the primary voltage with a variac to see what happens on the
secondary side. 

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> Subject:	hi i have a transformer i bought
> Original poster: "liam by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> <liam-at-neteze-dot-com>
> im bill and i bought a transformer at a junkyard for 5 bucks that wieghs
> about
> 120 pounds it has two cables going under the ciol wraps going in and a
> green
> ground wire and two cables going out  the only markings are on the wire
> coming
> out of the  exterior of the the wrap that goes around the two sections
> shaped
> like two squared off " O=O"  the equal signwould be the like the inulated
> wires
> wrapping ,and pulling the two "O"s together ....anyway  the only markings
> are
> 16000V  coming out of the wire from the external side of the joining wrap.
> and
> a 6 and a p on the two pimary wires going to each section.  there is not
> any
> sort of plate or anything on it  anyone know what it is becides an ac
> transfomer   ?   bill