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Re: first light pics

Original poster: "Shaun Epp by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <scepp-at-mts-dot-net>

Looks petty good,  What did you use as a topload?

I posted mine a couple of days ago, but no one responded  :-(    .   To see
some other arc pictures click on these links below,  they are time delayed
shots, and are spectacular!





All the Best,

Shaun Epp

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
To: <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Sent: Friday, May 24, 2002 6:48 PM
Subject: first light pics

> Original poster: "Thad Howard by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> greeting group,
> I finished my first coil and what a thrill it was to fire it up.  I was
> totally surprised when it worked.  these pics are from an hours worth of
> digital video.
> coil specs:
> Power supply V and I:  sorry I don't know, but I am reconfiguring this
> and will determine the parameters.  It is composed of 4 ge
> 9T68Y5021G10's in series-parallel.
> Capacitor:  .054 mfd. Geek Group caps, 11 in series, 4 parallel sets.
> Spark gap:  120 bpm triggered spark gap
> Arcs from each "ear" were about 2.5 feet long.
> safe coiling,
> Thad Howard
> http://hot-streamer-dot-com/temp/sparks.jpg
> http://hot-streamer-dot-com/temp/spark%20gap.jpg
> http://hot-streamer-dot-com/temp/composite.jpg
> http://hot-streamer-dot-com/temp/coil%201.jpg
> http://hot-streamer-dot-com/temp/coil%202.jpg