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Old 07-13-2011, 08:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Pete VanderLaan View Post
I believe that Rollin changed the outbound wires from the transformer to coming out of the side instead of the top. They would run somewhat cooler that way if you can do it. Do put the fan on the transformer. While it doesn't need it so much, it makes the big cables to the element banks a lot happier to be cooled.
Mine come in the side of the Transformer and out the bottom. The Transformer is mounted about five feet off the floor. The box with the SCR and kill switch is mounted on the side of the Transformer. I don't use welding cable and I know Steve did, but I'm not sure why. I found his thinking on the electrical end to be pretty good but I've not gotten the thinking on the welding cable.
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