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Subject: Re: Fusor is down now
Date: Apr 07, 11:54 am
Poster: David Morgan

On Apr 07, 11:54 am, David Morgan wrote:

>I dropped the nuclear fires in the fusor to make up a more substantial and higher voltage supply.
>I spent most of the weekend hacking an old X-ray supply into something useful.
>After a lot of PCB soaked hands, a lot of drilling and two removals and replacements of the oil tanked transformer's 72 screws and nuts, I have made up a nice DC supply of 0-40KV which can handle up to 50ma.

What safety precautions did you use when messing with the PCB oil? That stuff's pretty nasty.