flyback xformers

Tesla List wrote:
> >From plm-at-einstein.ccr.bris.ac.ukWed Jun  5 22:29:46 1996
> Date: Wed, 5 Jun 1996 16:32:34 +0100 (BST)
> From: Phil Mason <plm-at-einstein.ccr.bris.ac.uk>
> To: Tesla mailing list <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> <SNIP>
> Another thing, which is probably obvious to everyone else. I got hold of a
> flyback transformer and hoped to build a solid state coil from it. (Heavy
> duty stuff is impossible in my current accommodation!). Anyway, I ordered
> all the bits and made it, only to discover that the flyback transformer HT
> lead lacked continuity with any of the other leads on the thing!

Usually the high voltage end connects to several
taps at the low end, finding the correct one is
the problem. Sounds like you have a bad one. :(
These devices are not very impressive.
A small TC is much more interesting!
Just my 2cents.
Dave Huffman