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Re: First Light & Carbon?
Another use for carbon rod is in arc welding systems.
Hook one to a wire attached to the output of your
coil, have some fun :)
--- Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com> wrote:
> Original Poster: "Trent Mullins"
> Greetings all,
> After 3 months and ~450 research and construction
> I'm finished.
> I achieved 44" streamers from my 15kV 120mA NST,
> 6"x24", .02 mica cap, RQTCBOR
> I'd like to extend a very appreciate "Thanks!!" to
> the Tesla List and it's
> many talented members.
> This is much more than I expected, and luckily, my
> neighbors love it as well.
> Now, on to the question:
> Would carbon rods, the ones used in old theater
> projection systems, work
> well for a spark gap? They are 3/8" inch OD and
> ~5-6" long.
> I ran across a bunch of these and would like to know
> before I buy them.
> Many thanks,
> Trent Mullins
> "Bendin' Glass 'n Passin' Gas"
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