Warthog coil pictures

From:  Greg Leyh [SMTP:lod-at-pacbell-dot-net]
Sent:  Tuesday, June 16, 1998 6:04 AM
To:  Tesla List
Subject:  Re: Warthog coil pictures

> From:  Bert Pool
> > From:  Barton B. Anderson 
> >
> > Bert and Bill, SUPER COIL!  Congrats on an extremely nice performer. In
> > your own "professional opinions", how do you seriously feel about this
> > coil? Is it performing as you expected? Do you feel like it hasn't been
> > pushed to it's max or is hindering what it could do in some way? Of
> > course, we all feel this way (a little bit) no matter what type of
> > peformance we get. Is the Warthog performing "better" than you expected?
> This coil has been pushed to 14 kw, and can go further.  It wants an even
> bigger top, though you'd think 6 feet by 22 inches would be large enough.  I
> asked Bill how big a top he thought the Hog could run, and his reply was "how
> big of a top can you build?"  Next top will be 10 feet in diameter, 4 foot cross
> section - one of the largest toroids I've ever seen.  Would you believe it will be a
> wooden frame covered with chicken wire?

Congrats on the flamethrower!  Nice pics!  I hope that Phil's 
neighbors will enjoy the outdoor lightning show -- what normal
person wouldn't, right?   Our neighbors here in the Mission 
District of SF continue to show a lack of enthuiasm for outdoor
testing, even for experiments of the noblest scientific pursuit.

Your results with the 4 X 10ft toroid will be most interesting
to see!  Should bend the Fsec down quite a ways... How much C 
will that be, anyways?

I hope that the toroid floor will be somewhat structural, so that
Wild Bill can take a ride!  I am certain that Wild Bill is already 
planning his first "ride in the toroid."