[AMRadio] Black wrinkle


Ronnie Hull w5sum at comcast.net
Thu Jul 11 21:01:14 EDT 2013


Geez everyone I didn't mean to stir everyone up ! I shall refrain from posting for a while

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On Jul 11, 2013, at 5:14 PM, W5AMI <ars.w5ami at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm with Don, and my wife has never complained about my use of the oven or
> dishwasher for radio stuff, and if she did, I would remind her a few
> things!  That's just how it is here... Ha!
> 
> 73
> Brian
> 
> 
> 
> On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 2:21 PM, Mike Sawyer <w3slk at verizon.net> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> 
>> Something different to try. Use a welding rod oven if you have access. The
>> temp is usually pretty stable.
>> Mod-U-Lator,
>> Mike(y)
>> W3SLK
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Donald Chester" <k4kyv at charter.net>
>> To: <>
>> Sent: Thursday, July 11, 2013 1:09 PM
>> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Black wrinkle
>> 
>> 
>> Why is everyone so paranoid about letting their wife know they heated up a
>> piece of equipment in the oven? Who likely paid for  the stove in the first
>> place?
>> 
>> I have done that many times, including freshly painted panels, and it never
>> left a trace of odour in the oven after the object was removed. However, I
>> prefer to lay a freshly painted panel out in the bright  sun on a warm day,
>> if the wind is calm enough not to blow trash onto the tacky surface of  the
>> paint.
>> 
>> I would, however, be careful about with transformer that may drip melted
>> tar, which can stink up the whole kitchen, or oil that could be toxic.
>> Also,
>> overheated transformer insulation may give of a strong smell and could be
>> toxic. If this is something you do frequently and you have the space, a
>> used
>> kitchen stove with a working oven may be found for just a few bucks at a
>> second hand store.
>> 
>> A gas oven may not be the best idea for drying out transformers, since
>> water
>> is a by-product of  the combustion process of both  natural gas and
>> propane,
>> resulting in high humidity in the heated oven.  An electric oven would be
>> preferred.
>> 
>> 
>> Don k4kyv
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
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