Re: static spark gap was coil size

From: 	Jason Judd[SMTP:Jason.Judd-at-anu.edu.au]
Sent: 	Wednesday, August 27, 1997 1:31 AM
To: 	Tesla List
Subject: 	Re: static spark gap was coil size

Hi John ,

Thanks very much for your information. The top load that I have been using
is a 12" spherical dome. I have just built a 6" x 26" toroid from aluminium
ducting, but have not tried it yet ( due to capacitor failure)


> (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
> size).
> John Freau