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Old 12th May 2021, 7:57 pm   #10
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Default Re: Metamec A909 clock- broken coil

Originally Posted by Brigham View Post

It's just as easy to rewind it properly, and avoid the risk of having a Chinese power-pack permanently connected to the mains.
I constantly admire the skills of those 20th century coil winders who managed consistently to wind so many thousands of turns of extraordinarily fine wire.

My experience has been in pickup heads rather than clocks, but even the best coil winders today struggle to achieve more than 25% of the impedance of the original coil.

Am I alone? What’s the experience of other members?

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