* Carbons Sent to: usa-tesla-at-usa-dot-net

Quoting Chip Atkinson:

 > On the experimental side, I notice that sometimes I get sparks zapping
 > down the secondary.  These sparks are attached to the secondary, and
 > don't  appear to be arcs from the toroid or top turns, but instead seem
 > to be  more like massive static electricity sparks.  

The secondary coil is "splitting" which is a symptom that indicates
the coupling needs to be loosened a bit.

Richard Quick

... If all else fails... Throw another megavolt across it!
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