From: Edward V. Phillips[SMTP:ed-at-alumni.caltech.edu]
Sent: Wednesday, September 24, 1997 2:22 PM
Subject: Re: neon rewind
"Many NST's are wound with very fine wire, somewhat smaller than AWG40 if
I'm not mistaken. You'll need a spool feeder and wire tensioner of some
kind; otherwise wire that fine will almost inevitably break if you try to
machine wind the bobbin with anyuthing much smaller than......."
I haven't taken a neon sign transformer apart to look at the
winding of the secondary, but would be amazed if they were wound on a
bobbin. I'd expect uniform layers with paper in between each. Don't\
see how else they could withstand the voltage.