Re: first arc

In a message dated 96-01-12 13:25:19 EST, tesla-at-grendel.objinc-dot-com writes:

>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
>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
>fan speed adjuster we're using  on the front side of the xformer .  Anyway
>is way cool, and we can hardley wait to do some more woek on and with it.
> rich gramy


Congratulation,  first sparks are always exciting.  Keep us posted.

Ed Sonderman