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Re: Rule or Rules of Thumb?

7/23/2003 2:23 AM
Jason Lollar
Re: Rule or Rules of Thumb?
The rule of thumb is to start up a chart with turns and resistance for different types of bobbins. Takes time to collect enough data but it gives you some places to start.  
You are usually safe to bet on 6 string bobbins that the ohms will be less than the turns! Alot of it depends on the coil shape and size, wire tension and actual wire dimension, oh and ambient temp and if you goofed something up or not.  
The only way I know how to wind to a resistance is to sneak up on it.

Jeff G. I'm keeping records (need to be sur... -- 7/24/2003 1:10 AM