Re: Proven Design
Subject: Re: Proven Design
From: gcerny-at-ix-dot-netcom-dot-com (Glenn Cerny )
Date: Mon, 18 Sep 1995 20:46:26 -0700
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Yes, 3" PVC (3.5 actual OD). I have red glyptal to paint the core with
after the lenth is decided on and the core is prepped. Made a jig for
winding per the instructions in your coildbuild guide. Right now I am
looking for thicker poly to start rolling caps with.
Thank you for responding.
>> I picked up a 12,000v -at-30ma neon this past week. Got my 3"
>> PVC, and aluminum flashing too. Have about 5,000ft of 22ga
>> enameled wire on the shelf here. Does anyone have a proven
>> design using these components? I have the Tesla Coil
>> construction guide and 2 or 3 software programs. The problem
>> is that the book does not cover my specific neon and the
>> computer programs do not come up with the same answer.
>Well your best bet is to start off with a capacitor that will
>pretty well match your power supply. A .07 microfarad capacitor
>will work just fine with this transformer.
>Next you need to wind a coil set that will tune in with .07
>microfarads capacitance on the primary. Are you thinking about
>winding the secondary coil on three inch PVC pipe?
>... If all else fails... Throw another megavolt across it!
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