Re: Primary coil (aluminum ?)

Subject:  Re: Primary coil (aluminum ?)
  Date:  Sat, 14 Jun 1997 08:00:23 -0400 (EDT)
  From:  FutureT-at-aol-dot-com
    To:  tesla-at-pupman-dot-com

> I have flat spiral wound coil in a broken dehumidfier. The coil 
>is 11" o.d and is made of an aluminum tube that is flattened so
> that is 1/4" wide by 1/2"deep.There are 11 turns in the coil.I 
>plan to use a neon transformer. Will this coil be appropriate to
> use? Thanks. "Tars and Stripes Forever" from  Anderson
>Asphalt. Lynn Anderson


The coil sounds perfect to me as long as the i.d. is ok for the dia. 
of the secondary.  If the secondary is too wide, it can be placed
OVER (on top of) the primary, but leave some space so it won't 
arc over.

Happy coiling,

John Freau