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Post questions and info about combustion (flammable vapor) powered cannons here. This includes discussion about fuels, ratios, ignition systems, safety, and anything else relevant.
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Unread postAuthor: coolboarder58 » Sun Feb 11, 2007 12:02 pm

so i'm making an ignitor for my spud gun, my mom wont let me buy a stun gun so im building one :D . i got the whole thing built but my transformer has like 6 wires on it. i was wondering if some one would know which wires i need to use, or how i could find out which ones to use. its just a small radio transformer.
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Unread postAuthor: Hotwired » Sun Feb 11, 2007 12:32 pm

Are you following a plan?

What is it being wired to?
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Unread postAuthor: Recruit » Sun Feb 11, 2007 3:04 pm

We need pictures without them it will be nearly impossible.
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Unread postAuthor: coolboarder58 » Sun Feb 11, 2007 4:42 pm

i cant give pictures right now. it has 2 leads at one end and around 6 at the other. ill try to get some pics
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Unread postAuthor: FiveseveN » Mon Feb 12, 2007 5:26 am

I'm guessing the end with 2 leads is the primary and the others are secondaries. As long as they're wound with the same kind of wire, you can measure the secondary coils' resistance with an ohmmeter/multimeter. Resistance is proportional to the conductor's length.
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