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Old 22-04-2014
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Originally Posted by Kero View Post
I didn't think Ian was arguing with Nutty, just trying to find reason behind the use of 'stator rewind' in common lay speak.
It's common to see companies advertising stator rewinds, stator upgrades and the like, at what point did this incorrect terminology come into mainstream use in the industry?
Mid-late 70s when they took coil winding out of the Electrical Trade Courses and now even qualified Sparkies get it wrong.
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Old 22-04-2014
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Originally Posted by Nutty View Post
Mid-late 70s when they took coil winding out of the Electrical Trade Courses and now even qualified Sparkies get it wrong.
yep. By the early eighties, most trade courses were dumbed down to suit a particular steam. What I mean by that is trade apprentices were not front end loaded with the whole spectrum of the trade, and started to stream to a certain extent into what we have in the community, or what the education facility wanted to push.

For me, I got "pushed" down the electronics stream. I didn't do any high power stuff, minimum gens and motors, mainly basic electronics as the "compulsory" electives. This was what the education guru's thought we needed. This didn't fit into my then work place, but ironically shaped my future studies and current profession.
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Hi nutty
You seem like the man to help with my issue. I've posted it in the tech talk section about my 300 not charging.
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