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Re: Small simple coil (beginner)
Original poster: "Malcolm Watts by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <m.j.watts-at-massey.ac.nz>
I am not the least bit interested in a coil which
produces a measly 1" spark. Check my posts on the subject over the
last couple of days.
On 2 May 01, at 21:00, Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "Jason Matlock by way of Terry Fritz
> <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <matlockjm-at-mediaone-dot-net>
> Why would u bother with a one inch arc from a tesla coil? If you are
> going to spend time on something, you should want the best from it.
> If you tune your coil correctly, you should get 6-8 inches. The power
> supply and capacitor tank are still the same regardless of the tuning
> so make the best of what yah got. Just make it safe. I recommend Sam
> Barro's site. Http://www.powerlabs-dot-org. He is really good about
> presentation and safety. Take a look.
I'm not interested in anything under five feet for serious coiling. I
started coiling when Sam was still in diapers.
**If it's under 10 Amps it's leakage current**