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Re: Miss Electra on Ripley's

Original poster: "Robin Copini by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <rcopini-at-merlin-dot-net.au>

Hi Brent, all.

 The part of your last post caught my eye, just what do you mean by tuning
for high
current in the discharge as opposed to long discharge length. Could you
elaborate on the differences.


 Robin Copini - Oz.

> Original poster: "Brent Turner by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
>> The current during the "initial" phase of the gag is only 22 amps. That
> is BEFORE the gap starts to fire. At full power, my coil system draws
> OVER 40 amps. My coil isn't tuned for lengthy sparks, thought it DOES
> produce discharge over 6 FEET in length. It's designed for higher
> current in the actual DISCHARGE. Hence, there is enough RF current in
> the output to bring a 60-watt incandescent lamp to near FULL brilliance.