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Re: Name My TC

Original poster: "Steven Steele" <sbsteele@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Don't worry bout little old me.
I'm gonna build it.
thanks again.
                                                           Steven Steele
----- Original Message ----- From: "Tesla list" <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, April 08, 2005 7:13 PM
Subject: 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
> 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.
> 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
> >
> >