Subject: Re: Sparks
Date: Tue, 6 Feb 1996 17:09:16 -0500
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In a message dated 96-02-06 10:41:51 EST, you write:
>Lit my 4" coil for the first time last night. Nothing really
>spectacular compared to what some of you guys are getting, but
>I'll take 1' with a single 60 ma neon into free air as an
>accomplishment for a first round test. The setup is rather
>crude and I am kind of suprised it came to life at all. If there
>wasn't florescent lights down here, I probably would not have found
>the tune. It is only 3.5 turns out and very sharp. 4 vaccuume
>gaps that are not the best and only 12 ga wire to hook it all
>together leaves considerable room to improve. A couple of hits
>to the florescent fixtures just short of 17" kept it interesting.
>Changed over to 4 ga for the tank tonight. Tomorrow I'll see if
>there is any difference in performance.
Congratulations. First sparks are always exciting.