Re: status report etc.
Subject: Re: status report etc.
From: napier-at-cats.ucsc.edu (Lisa Napier)
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 95 19:14:34 EDT
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On Wed, 30 Aug 1995 14:00:05 +0700 you wrote:
>Any way, my tesla coil is coming along well. I have the secondary virtually
>done except for mounting the toroid. The primary forms are done and half of
>the primary is wound. It turns out that I'll need well over 50' for this
>thing. That means that I will indeed have to do some creative soldering
>to smoothly butt-join the two 50' pieces of 3/8" tubing.
Chip, check at the hardware store for solder couplings for hard copper
There is a size that fits 3/8" soft copper tubing. I don't recall
what the size
is so take a sample to try. This makes for a relatively easy
>The notches are ever so slightly more than half so that the tubing snaps into >place.
That is great. Mine is held to the combs with monofilament fishing
Mark R. Napier