On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 12:23:48PM -0700, Donald Fox wrote:
> As it turns out, A1 Motor Rewinding in Park Hills, Ky. (859-291-1351) was
> able to sucessfully repair the existing xformer. Diagnosis was part of the
> secondary winding arcing to the core near the rear upper left corner.
> They were able to add some insulation, and then dip and bake the unit.
> The bill was $200 total, and the staff there was very receptive to my dilemma.
> A fellow named Nick who is a ham (WB4BB) is on staff, and I feel that he took
> personal interest in the repair due to our ham radio connection.
> I would certainly recommend them for any such issue. Bill is another contact,
> and although not a ham, was very helpful.
> Bill did say that while transformers are not their "bread and butter", they
> have repaired and also rewound quite a few of them successfully.
That's very decidedly good news, and I suspect it was a quite
competitive price. I'll add them to my list for future repairs.
Thanks for the information.
Mike Andrews, W5EGO
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