UK Tesla coil plans ?

Subject:   Re: Primary Coil Power Supply...
  Date:    Thu, 13 Feb 1997 18:01:28 +0100
  From:    Schwalbe <schwalbe-at-augustine.demon.co.uk>
    To:    Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>

>Subject:  Re: Primary Coil Power Supply...
>  Date:   Thu, 12 Jun 1997 23:31:54 +0100
>  From:  "V C Watts" <V.C.Watts-at-btinternet-dot-com>
>    To:  "Tesla List" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
>> Subject:  Primary Coil Power Supply...
>>   Date:   Thu, 12 Jun 1997 12:20 +0200
>>   From:   NEIL HURSEY <ETL.ETLNLHY-at-MESMTPSE.ericsson.se>
>>     To:   tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
>> --- Received from ETL.ETLNLHY +44-1483-303666        97-06-12 12:20
>>   -> tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
>> Hello All,
>> I'm trying to build my first Tesla Coil in the UK and am having
>> trouble trying to find a suitable transformer to drive the primary
>> coil.
>> The best I've found so far is microwave oven transformers with a
>> 2KV output.
>> Does anyone know if these transformers could we wired in series,
>> say 5 transformers to produce 10kv output?
>> There are three main problems that I can see with this:
>> 1)  The transformers have slightly different specifications.  Could
>>     this cause a phase problem in connecting them in series?
>> 2)  Each transformer is capable of drawing about 1KW of power.
>>     What would be a good method of limiting the current?
>> 3)  One end of the secondary coil of the transformers is soldered
>>     to the earthed casing of the transformer.  However, this could
>>     be removed and connected to a separate terminal.
>> If any of you can help with these questions, or perhaps suggest
>> another transformer source in the UK it will be much appreciated.
>> Cheers
>> Neil
>> {:-)
>Hello all,
>So there are UK coilers,
>I looked in yellow pages at sign manufacturers.  Found those that
>neon signs and made a few phone calls.  In the end a very helpfull lady
>supplied me with a 10KV 50ma from a company in Bristol.  Infact it cost
>nothing as my son was interested in the subject for a school project and
>she took sympathy.  By the way a new one would cost about 80.00.
>Viv Watts.
Hello all,
                On the subject of Tesla Coilers in the uk, does anyone
of any plans for tesla coils that you can buy actually in the UK?