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Re: uses for a Tesla Coil?

Original poster: "Ed Phillips by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <evp-at-pacbell-dot-net>

I have used a TC very successfully for powering an old-fashioned "soft"
(gas filled) X-ray tube.  Somewhere I have a reprint of a 1917 magazine
article on X-ray tubes which includes a drawing of a double-anode tube
intended specifically for excitation with a Tesla coil.  As for other
applications, the only one I can think of is for high-voltage breakdown

	Why should anyone have to defend the usefulness of such wonderfuly