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#67143 - 06/27/06 11:05 AM Strange Request
Rabbit Offline

Registered: 01/01/02
Posts: 61
Loc: Kingsport Tennessee
Does anyone know where I can buy a pole mount distribution transformer? Here's the thing, I only want:can, bushings and secondary terminals. No windings or oil.

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#67144 - 06/27/06 01:47 PM Re: Strange Request
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Registered: 12/12/04
Posts: 1091
Loc: nowhere usa
Call Randy at this place, tell him what you want, he can probably help you...

#67145 - 06/27/06 04:18 PM Re: Strange Request
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Registered: 05/27/03
Posts: 2837
Loc: S.F.,CA USA
"No windings"

Not much of a transformer is it?
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#67146 - 06/27/06 06:32 PM Re: Strange Request
Ron Offline

Registered: 03/13/02
Posts: 577
Loc: White Plains, NY
That gives me a great idea for a Halloween costume

#67147 - 06/27/06 07:36 PM Re: Strange Request
BigB Offline

Registered: 03/31/04
Posts: 725
Loc: Tucson, AZ USA want one of those wireless transformers. I don't think they have been invented yet...sounds like you are setting up an elaborate practical joke!

#67148 - 06/27/06 07:52 PM Re: Strange Request
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Registered: 04/30/04
Posts: 349
Loc: Los Angeles, CA
Come on Rabbit - the suspense is killing us. You gotta tell us what yer making.
Sounds hillarious.

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#67149 - 06/28/06 11:16 AM Re: Strange Request
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Registered: 02/24/04
Posts: 80
Loc: Healdsburg, ca, USA
If you find where to get one let me know. It would make a great garbage can for my office.

#67150 - 06/28/06 11:17 AM Re: Strange Request
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Registered: 01/01/02
Posts: 61
Loc: Kingsport Tennessee
Thanks for the replies.I aquire things first THEN find a use for them It will look drop dead cool sitting in my house. What's that honey? What do you mean divorce? It will make a good jacob's ladder base or coin bank oooh maybe a chair.

#67151 - 06/28/06 01:10 PM Re: Strange Request
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Registered: 07/20/04
Posts: 9026
Loc: Estero,Fl,usa
You might have some luck if you talked to your local power company. Don't bother the folks downtown, go out to the yard where they load and unload the trucks. You might need to deal with some nasty oil tho. The EPA may not just let you take an old one and throw the stuff you don't want in the trash.

The POCO is certainly the place to ask these questions, since they have bad ones all the time. I bet they rip them apart, salvage the copper, properly dispose of the oil and the rest is trash but the can will probably be destroyed in the process.
Greg Fretwell

#67152 - 06/28/06 04:49 PM Re: Strange Request
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Registered: 01/01/06
Posts: 567
Loc: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Ahh sounds interesting!!
Kind of like how I want to take one of my " small" cobrahead streetlights, gut the ballast, make a funky base to hold it up and basically make it into a different sort of floor lamp / reading lamp for the rec room...
Ahh if only I had the time!!


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