Re: 84" CoiL (fwd)

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Date: Wed, 13 Oct 1999 07:55:02 -0700
From: David Trimmell <davidt-at-pond-dot-net>
To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Subject: Re: 84" CoiL (fwd)

Looks like a real beast. Where in Oregon are you? I am in Eugene. Curious,
but what "other methods" have you tried for ball lightning?


David Trimmell

At 08:45 PM 10/12/1999 , you wrote:
>Original Poster: Tesla List <mod1-at-pupman-dot-com>
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>Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 12:23:37 -0700
>From: Cabbott Sanders <cabbot-at-home-dot-com>
>To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
>Subject: 84" CoiL
>Hello everyone, This is Cabbot Sanders...  I'm back from a long
>sabatical.  For those of you that remember me, great.. for those
>of you who dont, I built a (now 12 foot tall) tesla coil
>originally for ball lightning research.  I have resorted to other
>methods for the creation of ball lightning, which basically put
>my super huge 15 kw tesla coil on hold status to see first light.
>well that is about to change.
>I have a little bit of wiring left to do, and i'll be ready to
>test this puppy out!
>15 kva transformer
>rotary: Bill Wysock TTR 600 pps
>cap: Maxwell .16 ufd 45 kV
>secondary: 84" x 23" atop a 28" base cabinet
>primary: 1/2" refer tube ~8 turns flat
>ballast: two 225amp arc welders in parallel (soon to have a TTR
>control box/ballast)
>It would be cool to see if anyone out there is in the oregon area
>and would like to see this coil perform.
>Cabbot Sanders
>High Voltage / Fusion / RC aircraft