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Re: [TCML] Transformer cores

Just my 2 cents:

I solved the problem by putting threaded rod terminals on the lid 
of my transformer case. This way I can enjoy the flexibility of stranded
wire without the oil making its way outside the container.


Christoph Bohr

> Mike,
> I too have a 6 MOT, 3 transformer oil filled ammo can power supply.  Just a
> note of caution and amazement:  If you use regular three conductor stranded
> wire power cord to go below the oil to connect to the primaries, you may
> find as I did that the oil wicks it way through many feet of power cord and
> can make a mess at the other end of it!  Best to use solid enamel insulated
> wire for the part that is immersed in oil.
> --Steve Y. 
> <SNIP>   
>    I just finished building my 6MOT power supply , I am very happy with the
> results ,the mots are in pairs and placed in 3  .50 cal ammo boxes and
> filled with oil , thanks to everyone on the list for the info on MOT stacks
> , the archives have been extremely helpful. hope to have some pictures one
> day  
>   Thanks again
>   Mike

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