Kinda OT but that what's true HW hacker do in a pinch.

From: Tothwolf <>
Date: Tue Jan 22 09:45:57 2002

On Mon, 21 Jan 2002, Tony Duell wrote:

> I probably wouldn't want to practice by winding a mains winding that's
> going to be run unattended. But anyway...

I've wound a number of them in the past, including some rather unusual HV
stuff for custom equipment. I'd certainly double check my work with a
meter, but I'd be ok with it.

> David Gingery (I think, maybe Vincent Gingery -- AFAIK they are father
> and son) has written a book called something like 'Build a Universal
> Coil Winder'. I've not read it, and I've certainly not tried to build
> the device, but if it's anything like his other 'build your own exotic
> tools' books, then it'll be a design that will work as described, and
> will also be a good starting point for your own mods (hackers never
> follow instructions, right :-)).
> You might want to see if you can get a copy of this book...

I'll search around and see if I can find it.

The only true hand winder I've found online is this one:

Ideally, thats the type of machine I'd like to find or build.

Received on Tue Jan 22 2002 - 09:45:57 GMT

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