Re: beginner question (fwd)

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Date: Sat, 23 May 1998 13:03:57 -0500
From: Jeff Corr <corr-at-enid-dot-com>
To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Subject: Re: beginner question (fwd)

>Hi, I am about to build my first tesla coil. I got a bunch of wire 
>from an old television CRT, I think it's about 26 AWG,  and I have 
>some 3" ABS pipe that I could use for a coil form. My question is, 
>how long should I make my coil, and about how many turns would I 
> Thanks in advance!

If your going to use 3", make it anywhere from 15" to 20" long.
800-1100 turns would be right, in that general area.