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Re: Name My TC

Original poster: "Dr. Resonance" <resonance@xxxxxxxxxx>

I emailed him a complete set of plans.  It's now up to him to follow through
or spend the next 6 months burning up coils and transformers.

Dr. Resonance

> > Steven, > Are you still planning to try and run that coil with a multi-layered > secondary??!! I think you have gotten really good advice from several > people on the list that this will NOT work. I am actually concerned for > your safety. Please do not attempt to run your coil until you rewind the > secondary coil with one layer of wire. You also mentioned grounding your > coil to your home wiring ground. This IMHO, is a disaster waiting to > happen. I personally know of at least 2 people that made this error and > toasted their PC's, which were plugged in while running their coils. In > both instances the power supply was fried. Spend $8 at Lowe's and buy an > eight foot steel grounding rod and drive it in the ground and run your > ground to it. Lowe's also has a copper clad ground rod but for $6 more, I > doubt if it is worth the difference. One other thing is that you ought to > strongly consider adding at least a small toroid on top of the secondary in > place of your doorknob. Please accept this advice in the manner it is > intended, which is to help, not criticize. I wish you well and good luck. I > hope you manage a very successful coil. > Paul Brodie > Think Positive > > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tesla list" <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> > To: <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2005 7:26 PM > Subject: Name My TC > > > >Original poster: "Steven Steele" <sbsteele@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > > > >I am trying to come up with a name for my TC and I'd like ya'll's help. I > >was thinking maybe Knobby, because of the doorknob. Or maybe Skitzo, > >because it's multi layered. Or Cover Girl or Guy, because I used nail > >ploish to secure the secondary. Be creative! :) > >Here's some pics if you caven't already seen it: > >http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/customsteele/pics/ > > > > > > Steven Steele > > > > > > > >