Reply to J L

Subject: Re: Tesla coil primary power

 JL> 4) Does anyone have any other suggestions as to how I can construct
 JL> a reliable primary??


Used neon transformers really are cheap.  I recently bought four 12kv 30 ma
transformers (the easiest to fine) for $10.00 each from a neon sign company.
 Two of these in parallel, phased properly, will provide plenty of power -
and probably cost less in the long run than the construction projects that
you described.