Subject: first arc
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 1996 21:02:31 -0500
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just fired off the coil my son and I have been building. First try didnt
take, but after closing the spark gap distance a little it took off great.
We got good 5 - 6 inch sparks with a point type dischaarge, but when we put
our torroid on we could only get 3 -4 sparks with a good corona with 6 - 7
inches of seperation. We haven't tried to do any tuning other than with the
fan speed adjuster we're using on the front side of the xformer . Anyway it
is way cool, and we can hardley wait to do some more woek on and with it.