[TCML] OBIT Questions
plymouth_4406 at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 4 07:57:10 MST 2008
When I used to unpot neons I took a heatgun and directed it at an exposed part of the core. The core would absorb the heat quickly and the tar would peel off in large chunks alowing me to carefully work between the coils.
--- On Mon, 11/3/08, jhowson4 at comcast.net <jhowson4 at comcast.net> wrote:
> From: jhowson4 at comcast.net <jhowson4 at comcast.net>
> Subject: Re: [TCML] OBIT Questions
> To: "Tesla Coil Mailing List" <tesla at pupman.com>
> Date: Monday, November 3, 2008, 10:52 PM
> Haha another Jay. H. Awsome. But now I have to type my
> whole name. =)
> I have tried to peel off the thin metal case before but
> with no success. Just a big tar mess. I have 2 dead ones
> that have been sitting on the table for a while so maybe I
> will start trying non-destructivly unpot those.
> What type a solvent would be good for dissolving tar?
> Jay Howson =)
> -------------- Original message --------------
> From: Jay Haddock <jhaddock at kmoraine.com>
> > jhowson4 at comcast.net wrote:
> > > Hey Kevin
> > > " If you "cook" one and remove the
> > > from the tar and run it in oil, it will run a
> long time."
> > > could you describe your method for getting these
> things out o the tar. I
> > tried once and i ended up destroying a good
> > > thanks
> > > Jay. H
> > >
> > The last one I did, I froze and took a hammer to it.
> That worked quite
> > well, didn't get every last bit out of the nooks
> and crannies, but some
> > solvent would clean it up easily.
> > Jay Haddock (yes, another Jay H.)
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