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- Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2005 17:12:47 -0600
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Original poster: "Steven Steele" <sbsteele@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
As I was winding my secondary coil, I was indeed wondering how it could
work, having multiple layeres, but my teacher said I should, and he doesn't
like to be second guessed and I figured he must be right, since, after all,
he did build one in college, so I didn't say anything. and I have
researched my tc and nothing I found mentoined there only being 1 layer. I
guess that's just because it's so rudementary that nobody bothered to
includ that information on their website. So I was just doing what my
From now on, I'm paying attention to you guys cusz ya'll know what your doin.
----- Original Message ----- From: "Tesla list" <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, April 08, 2005 10:35 AM
Subject: Re: Resonance
Original poster: Yurtle Turtle <yurtle_t@xxxxxxxxx>
Then I would suggest that you spend more time
researching and less time asking silly questions
and/or making it up as you go. How could you possibly
expect a secondary with multiple layers to work???
Don't get me wrong. There are "right" questions, and
"wrong" questions. Some of your questions lead us to
believe that you haven't done your
"homework/research". Most of your questions are
answered or even discussed in depth in the archives.
Check the archives and surf the "Ring". If you're on a
limited time and budget, why not try a time tested
--- Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Original poster: "Steven Steele"
> Actually no, wire isn't cheap. at least not for me.
> Time isn't cheap
> either. I'm getting a grade on this Tesla coil. If i
> finish, it's an A. If
> I don't, it's a 0. I've o nly got till the end of
> the semester. 8^0
> Steven Steele
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tesla list"
> To: <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2005 10:47 AM
> Subject: Re: Resonance
> >Original poster: Steve Ward <steve.ward@xxxxxxxxx>
> >On Apr 6, 2005 10:58 PM, Tesla list
> <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Original poster: "Steven Steele"
> > >
> > > Not yet, I, still waiting on the caps.
> > > Why, is this a bad thing? (8^0)
> > > Now I'm worried.
> > > Should I be?
> > > Steven
> >Tesla secondary windings are always (with a very
> few exeptions) a
> >SINGLE layer of coil over a form. Your winding
> starts at one end, and
> >ends once it reaches the other end. You dont go
> back and wind back
> >over the first layer of wire.
> >If you did wind your coil in several layers, you
> will simply have to
> >unwind these and make a single neat layer.
> >Dont get too bummed out, wire is pretty cheap ;-).
> >Steve Ward