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 Te> Date: Tue, 28 Nov 1995 18:27:52 -0800
 Te> From: gcerny-at-ix-dot-netcom-dot-com (Glenn Cerny )
 Te> To: tesla-at-grendel.objinc-dot-com

 Te> I watched this thread go by about a 12"dia form wound with
 Te> 25ga.  I understand and agree that the wire is way to small
 Te> for this size coil and that space winding is a no, no.

 Te> Would bi-filar winding work here though?  For those who
 Te> do not know, bi-filar is winding 2 parallel wires from
 Te> top to bottom with the ends connected.  I haven't heard
 Te> of anyone currently using this method, but is it practical
 Te> and without penalty?

 Te> Glenn

 MG> Glenn, my current big coil is bifilar wound with two 24 ga wires. This
 MG> winding is approximately equal in surface area to an 18 ga. wire.
 MG> The main reason I did it is because I had a TON on 24 gauge wire on
 MG> hand. It works fine, I get 8 foot point to point discharges outside
 MG> in the driveway at a power input of 5kva.
 MG> The coil is 8 1/2" in diameter and the winding length is 30" at about
 MG> 750 turns, with a 6X36" torus on top. (130 Khz.)

                                Mark Graalman


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