I was hoping to keep the halves a little bit more intact, but they kind of got away from me as I sliced the coil up with a port-a-band. Lying on the floor are the copper windings, cut in half.
As you drilled a hole in it to drain the oil you could of filled it back up with clear thermosetting resin, that would of held the coil etc in place whilst you sliced it.
Just a thought for next time
@Absolute That is a good idea - I'm going to hang on to that one. I should also try to not be in such a hurry when I'm doing things like this.
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