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RE: nitrogen laser triggered gap

Original poster: "bob golding by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <yubba-at-clara-dot-net>

hi terry,
  I did the same right up till i got the cd set. funny i havent looked 
at  them much now i know i have them. always used to worry the library 
would decide to throw out all this "old junk" in favour of  "computer 
weekly" or something. I don't think i ever saw a Tesla coil  project but 
there was something using an induction coil for a power supply i seem to 

bob golding

At 12:27 PM 5/10/2002 -0600, you wrote:
>Original poster: "Terry Fritz" <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>
>Hi Colin,
>At 06:24 PM 5/10/2002 +0100, you wrote:
> >If you want the entire series of SciAm Amateur Scientist columns on-line
> >then look no further than
> >
> >http://www.tinkersguild-dot-com/cgi-bin/SoftCart.100.exe/index.html?L+scstore+cp
> >jj9063ff5a1f5a+1021060280
> >
> >This also comes with a lot of other useful stuff including the full set of
> >"The Amateur Astronomer" articles and also a copy of   the excellent
> >"Procedures in Experimental Physics"
> >
> >In terms of amount of practical info / $ this is without a doubt the best
> >$49 I've ever spent!
> >
> >Colin.
> >
>In my youth, I used to go to the library and spend days poring through
>those old magazines reading the Armature Scientist articles.  Great to know
>it is much easier now :-))
>I do note that I never saw a Tesla coil in the amateur Scientist column.  =:O
>They had electrostatic generators and such, but never a Tesla coil.  I was
>wondering if I just missed it?  I seem to remember C.L. Strong had a book
>with one in them (that was impossible to find).
>         Terry