Re: CP out of Tesla Business
Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 1997 12:08 PM
Subject: Re: CP out of Tesla Business
In a message dated 97-07-19 10:00:02 EDT, you write:
<< From: Jeff W. Parisse[SMTP:jparisse-at-ddlabs-dot-com]
Sent: Thursday, July 17, 1997 8:48 PM
To: 'Tesla List'
Subject: CP out of Tesla Business
Due to the product liability issues raised on this forum, Condenser Products
is no longer making Tesla Coil capacitors.
I'm dumbfounded as to what to say next..... I'll just conclude by saying
that CP's products perform wonderfully for me as their decades of capacitor
making experience would suggest. Every person in that firm is dedicated to
making the finest product possible. CP even worked with list members to
redesign their Tesla product line after the "group purchase failures". The
company president, Bill Mason, cared enough about my business to personally
call me and talk over specifications. To my knowledge, every person who
experienced a cap failure (~3 people from an entire lot) was issued a
I just hope the next company that develops a product line specifically for
our Tesla needs isn't pushed out of business by the litigious among us.
Jeff W. Parisse
Art Director, Digital Design Laboratories
I had two C.P. cap failures, one exploded and one shorted. They have offered
to replace the second one. I have yet to receive it. I have had many
discussions with C.P., primarily with Jeffrey Fielder. I have never even
hinted at Litigation, either on this list or with C.P. directly. I believe
we do this at our own risk.
It is sad to see C.P. drop out of the Tesla business, we need all the vendors
we can get.