RE: TC's on TV and CO2 Lasers

It's Austin Richards. To see pictures of him in action at the SC Teslathon
check out http://fp2.hughes-dot-net/brianb/newpage11.htm

Brian D. Basura

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Subject: Re: TC's on TV and CO2 Lasers

Original Poster: Wallace Edward Brand <webrand-at-brandlaw.dgsys-dot-com> 

This may have been the fellow at the recent Teslathon in Acton, California
north of Los
Angeles).  My grandaughter drew a small arc off a wire he had offered to
Wallace Edward Brand

Tesla List wrote:

> Original Poster: Brent L Caldwell <stretchmonster-at-juno-dot-com>
> Hello coilers:
>         This may be entirely old news to everyone here, but I have been
off the
> list since may, anyway ......
>         In early August, a show called "You asked for it" (one of those
> home video shows, on NBC, I think) aired a guy's home video of him and
> his tesla coil.  He had two 10' tall coils side by side.  But his amazing
> stunt was that he dressed up in a metal suit, consisting of A/C ducting
> and metal cages, and then went and actually took hits from streamers.  It
> was quite interesting.  To celebrate his survival, he used streamers from
> the coil to light a cigar.  I believe that the episode I saw may have
> been a rerun, which means it may be on even again.  Just wandered if
> anyone saw it.
>         Also, I noticed some talk about CO2 lasers, and noticed that
there was a
> list to go with it.  I subscribed, but I would like for someone here that
> is on it or knows about it to tell me what it is about, etc.  As a
> physics major I am quite interested in lasers.
> <<< Please write brent directly about the other list - T. >>>
>                                                         Brent
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