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Re: Secondary structure

Original poster: "Steven Ward by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <srward16-at-hotmail-dot-com>

>From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
>To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
>Subject: Secondary structure
>Date: Fri, 24 May 2002 08:21:07 -0600
>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.
>Ft. Lauderdale
If you mean the all thread metal rod, then definitely not!  I would think 
that nylon or other plastic would be ok.  The metal would completely short 
the coil.