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Re: [TCML] Trouble with eBay wire

Did you actually measure your coilform? It may be larger than 4" in diameter. Just a slightly larger diameter times hundreds of turns will result in a lot more wire to get the desired length.


--- On Mon, 6/30/08, Nicholas J. Goble <ngoble@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Nicholas J. Goble <ngoble@xxxxxxx>
> Subject: [TCML] Trouble with eBay wire
> To: tesla@xxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Monday, June 30, 2008, 3:22 PM
> I bought 24 AWG wire from an eBay dealer named Jim Whyte. 
> He has 
> thousands of sales already so I figure that he's legit.
>  My purchase 
> was supposed to be 1000' of 24 AWG copper magnet wire. 
> I got my 
> shipment within the allotted time.  I began to wrap my
> secondary coil.  
> I was going for 20" tall, 4" diameter.  After
> hand winding all the 
> wire, I measure the wind and find it to be only 17.5"
> long.  After some 
> crude calculations, I found the total length of the wire to
> be about 
> 910'.
> I emailed the seller to get a new coil of magnet wire, and
> he assures 
> me  that he sent me exactly 1000' and won't be
> sending me another coil. 
>  What should I do about this?  Should I contact PayPal and
> dispute the 
> order?  
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