Subject: Re: Windings
From: mrbarton-at-ix-dot-netcom-dot-com (Mark Barton)
Date: Sat, 18 Nov 1995 00:45:15 -0800
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>I recently read in the pamphlet Tesla Coil, by Georger Trinkaus, that the
>primary should be wound in the same directions as the secondary. I built
>my coil so the primary is wound opposite to the secondary. During
>construction, I looked at Chip A.'s coil pics and it appears that I built
>mine the same as his. The coil works off induction amplified by
>resonance, so I don't really see why it should matter. Would somebody
>please tell me if I built mine right? I sure hope I don't have to change
>things around. It would probably be easier to flip the secondary over
>rather than unfasten the copper tubing of the primary. What a pain. I
>sure hope I don't have to change anything!
You don't. It doesn't matter.