Re: static spark gap was coil size

From: 	FutureT-at-aol-dot-com[SMTP:FutureT-at-aol-dot-com]
Sent: 	Tuesday, August 26, 1997 6:40 AM
To: 	tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
Subject: 	Re: static spark gap was coil size

In a message dated 97-08-26 00:05:33 EDT, you write:

<< I run a 6" x 21.5 inch coil with 14nF , 15Kv 60MA and an 8 
> static gap system. I have only achieved 30" sparks so far.
> Also do you use any protection other than a saftey gap with your neons ?
> Thanks again
> Jason >>


(addendum)  I use only the safety gaps, no failures so far.  BTW, to
get 65" sparks from a 15kV, 60ma trannie, you need a large toroid,
something around 6" x 26" or larger (you didn't mention your toroid

John Freau