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Re: Secondary structure

Original poster: "Jim Lux by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <jimlux-at-earthlink-dot-net>

Nope... unless it's fiberglass or nylon all-thread.  You don't want a
conductor stretching the length of the secondary providing a nice path for
the HV...

Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> Hi fellow sparkers,
> I want to make my secondary this weekend but have a question.
> Can I use all-thread down the center of the secondary to hold the plexiglas
> discs on the ends and to mount the toroid onto the top? This will also make
> it easier to wind the wire on with all-thread stubs sticking out each end.
> I can use those stubs to hold the secondary in the lathe. But I'm wondering
> if I can leave the all-thread in during operation of the TC.
> Thanks
> Dan
> Ft. Lauderdale