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Re: [TCML] In need of a HV transformer but not a neon
I've got number of 1.5 and 5.0 kW PTs that are sitting under the work bench (oil filled).
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On May 2, 2013, at 14:36, "Dave Halliday" <dh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Check with your electrical utilities.
> I used to live in Seattle and their City Light maintenance yard has all
> kinds of surplus transformers for sale -- picked up my PT there about 15
> years ago. Dallas should be the same.
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>> [mailto:tesla-bounces@xxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Chris Jones
>> Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2013 10:50
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>> Subject: Re: [TCML] In need of a HV transformer but not a neon
>> I should have mentioned my location in my first email. I live
>> in east Texas about 2 hours from Dallas and 3-4 hours from
>> Houston. As far as I'm aware there are no electrical surplus
>> places near me. Having only owned 1 pt transformer before
>> size and weight are obviously a consideration I have to look
>> at. I believe the outdoor pt I had weighed around 80lbs and
>> was dry insulated. I think that is sort of small for a pt
>> since it was only 7.2kv and wasn't rated very high. I'm not
>> above a pole pig if it's on the small size but ultimately
>> weight is a factor as I do not own a truck to haul one around.
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