Re: Windings

You wrote: 

>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.