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Re: cap... sizzling sound?

Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <FutureT-at-aol-dot-com>

In a message dated 5/3/02 9:38:39 PM Eastern Daylight Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com

> Well, i have done most of the tings that i have been told to do about the
> secondary and primary strikes, but, now i am having another problem, i made
> a party cup cap and it is now making a sizzling sound and not working
> anymore, what has happened. Am i going to have to buy some caps now? Also,
> i am getting small sparks from the secondary to the primary, they are not
> connecting to the primary (at least, i don't so). Is this supposd to happen?
> Thanks
> Adam
> Adam


You may be seeing racing sparks on the secondary.  This
is caused by incorrect tuning or overcoupling.  Try retuning
better, and raising the secondary some more.