What can i do with the transformer thingy in a microwave?

I decided to take apart an old microwave and found this big, heavy, metal transformer thing and i wanna know what and how to do something with it

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benthekahn8 years ago
Make a spot welder! There's a great instructable on one here. I made one with a microwave transformer and it works great. Takes almost no electrical knowledge.
deaton8 years ago
What?? It's not a Klondike bar??
welder guy8 years ago
im working on a welder. maybe you should try making a microwave gun
Ham Radio operators do it all the time. Dr.Bill 73's
jtobako8 years ago
Paper weight. Door stop. Boat anchor. Self-defense tool (drop it on their toe and run). Power a microwave... Create a jaccob's ladder. Learn electronics. Create a death ray when combined with the maser unit. Use it as a conversation piece (Say, any idea what to do with...). Use it to get girls (drop it on their head and ask them out when they're still woosy)
meanbean (author)  jtobako8 years ago
lol nice
randofo8 years ago
Unless you are very confident working with electronics, recycle it. The current produced by this type of transformer is very dangerous.
cyc40158 years ago
Look up cheap welding for punks, it's been in the zeitgeist Instructables for awhile. and if you already have a welder, mail it to me so I can make one!