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Re: oil dielectric

Original poster: "Brian by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <ka1bbg-at-webryders-dot-net>

Hi, i tried a primary made of copper coated steel wire,1/4 inch diam. it was
difficult to load and tune. i changed the primary to 1/16by1/8 inch copper
wire and all is well..did not have any luck. cul brian f.
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Sent: Tuesday, May 21, 2002 10:04 AM
Subject: Re: oil dielectric

> Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> >
> > Hi Paul,
> > Tesla used iron cored secondaries, but I have not.  I don't know what
> > effect would be by using stainless steel or any other type of material.
> > Dave
> Evening Dave,
>     Never knew about the iron core secondaries, but was just the other day
> wondering if an iron core primary and iron core secondary (separated by
> conductive material) would act differently than any other coil. I would
> an increase in field strength, but really do not know enough about the
coil to
> hazard a guess.
> Paul