Re: Vacuum Tube Tesla Coils

>	Is anyone still making Tesla Coils from Vacuum tubes?  or has the
>solid state Tesla Coil taken over?
>	I have old designs for a vacuum tube Tesla coil, and think that
>it would be fun to make.  I was wondering if the new solid state Tesla
>coils were better?  Or if there is a big difference?
>	P.S.  The old design would be a little expensive, since I priced
>the materials from places around my city, and the ceramic tube 
>were a little costly.
Not sure exactly what configuration socket you are looking for, but
I see ceramic tube sockets at Hamfests fairly regularly.  I would
expect that the used ones there would be reasonable priced.