ZW selection.

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ZW selection.
Posted by Michael6268 on Thursday, July 06, 2017 2:08 PM

I'm going to purchase a post-war ZW in the near future.  I'm aware of the protection that should be added to it.  Tvs, fuses/breakers, updated newer style circuit breaker in the unit etc.

My question is - is it worth it to wait and look for a ZW  (R) model versus a regular ZW model.  I know one of the main differences is the riveted core.  Just wondering if it really matters all that much.

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Posted by rrswede on Thursday, July 06, 2017 3:00 PM
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Posted by BigAl 956 on Friday, July 07, 2017 2:52 PM

IMHO they are all good. As long as the rollers, wiring, and cords are properly shopped the specific version is of little diference.


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