Re: question


 The caps your talking about are high voltage transmitting mica's.
Randy's "Thor" coil
uses two .05 ufd 7.5KV caps like this in parallel and has run fine for
years with 5 KV
of drive making 7 foot sparks. Randy is a good friend of mine. 

Mark Graalman

On Fri, 25 Jun 1999 18:53:38 -0600 Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com> writes:
>Original Poster: Stan <sdarling-at-columbus.rr-dot-com> 
>Randy Peterson has 4 large caps of .05 uF each rated at 75kV.  They 
>cylindrical with a diameter of about a foot and a height of 18" with
>black cases.  They are from an old particle accelerator.  He's asking
>$100/each.  Is this a good price and what kind of cap would this be 
>would it be suitable to use in a TC? I should think with their huge
>voltage rating and large size they would be practically 
>Incidently, I also got a 70uf 10kV cap from him and want to do can
>crushing and the like.  Could some kind person who knows about this
>stuff email me off list at sdarling-at-columbus.rr-dot-com?  Thanks!

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