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That is not 12 volts.
If I understand Ohms law, to get the high voltage to arc, the amps or watts would have to be cut back drastically. If the amps were cut back that high voltage would be akin to static electricity - a Van Der Graaf generator has about 40K volts, so it must be the wattage that suffers. No?
That would indicate that Boatpoker is correct - the amperage is the problem.
Of course I get a man in most times when I need electrical work done.
I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.