Re: Surplus Capacitors
Commenting on these caps...
> Sounds interesting!! Please let us know any more details! Are
> these pulse type or for 60 Hz power correction. The latter type
> may have internal bleeder resistors that will tend to lower the Q
> of a Tesla tank circuit.
I'd like to suggest not worrying about the effect of a bit of
additional shunt resistance on tank circuit Q. As Richard Hull
has said, and I as found from extensive scoping, the dynamic Q
(including spark gap) is unlikely to get above 10.