From: Thomas McGahee [SMTP:tom_mcgahee-at-sigmais-dot-com]
Sent: Thursday, June 18, 1998 12:48 PM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: oil...
Thicker viscosity has higher breakdown voltage, but lower viscosity is
better for bubble removal. It's a coin-toss on this one.
Hope this helps,
Fr. Tom McGahee
> From: Kevin Wahila [SMTP:kevinw-at-stny.lrun-dot-com]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 17, 1998 9:00 AM
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: oil...
> i have been searching for oil for a good 3 months now and i have finally
> found some! yesterday i called 10 places, each of them referring me to
> someone else. Well, one of the places will sell me mineral oil in 5 gallon
> buckets for $29.75. There are two different versions, Thuban 90 and Thuban
> 140, they have different viscosities. Does this type of oil ring a bell
> for anyone? I don't want to end up buying something i can't use. I also
> asked him about transformer oil and they only come in 55 gallon drums,
> which is a bit more than i can afford right now. Well, any info that you
> guys have would be great, thanks! Once i get my mineral oil, my tesla coil
> will begin it's final stages......very exciting....