Tesla turns ratio ?

Subject:  Re: Secondary wire & insulation
  Date:   Tue, 10 Jun 1997 23:37:37 -0400
  From:   "Owen Lawrence" <owen-at-iosphere-dot-net>
    To:   "Tesla List" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>

> > don't care how many turns of wire is on the thing."
> Why people care about the number turns is beyond me since a Tesla 
> coil dosen't operate on a turns ratio!

Alfred, can you please elucidate?  I thought the number of turns has a
direct effect on the inductance of a coil, a very important Tesla
parameter.  Or are you just talking about primary/secondary turns ratio? 

  - Owen -