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Re: Did I just make a blunder?

Original poster: "C. Sibley" <a37chevy@xxxxxxxxx>


Glad to hear that!  This morning I convinced myself
that I could wind it any old way and just turn it
upside down if it wasn't in the right direction.  I
realized my folly after the coil was completely wound.

Thanks for the help.


--- Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Original poster: Vardan
> <vardan01@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Hi Curt,
> It makes absolutely no differance at all which
> direction the
> secondary or primaries are wound.  Everything is
> fine ;-))
> There are some "jokes" running around about the
> Coriolis effect and
> other silly things regarding winding direction, but
> they are just for fun ;-))
> At a high theoretical level there might be some tiny
> reasons to wind
> them one way or the other, but 99.99% of the time,
> we could care less...
> No worries...
> Cheers,
>          Terry
> At 01:22 PM 2/4/2006, you wrote:
> >I just wound a new secondary for my coil.  I just
> >realized that I wound it in the opposite direction
> as
> >my primary.  Viewed for the top my primart is
> >clockwise, but the new secondary is
> counterclockwise.
> >I've heard somewhere to wind them in the same
> >direction.  Is this a problem?
> >
> >Feeling stupid...
> >
> >Curt.

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