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Re: No Terry filter

Original poster: Davetracer@xxxxxxx

In a message dated 4/27/2005 6:16:01 P.M. Mountain Daylight Time, tesla@xxxxxxxxxx writes:
Original poster: "Dr. Resonance" <resonance@xxxxxxxxxx>

Only if you have extra cash on hand to buy a new NST when it blows.

And, it will blow without protection of a good filter.  NSTs are not made
for high freq. currents and these currents will flow directly back into the
NST without any protection.

Dr. Resonance
> How long could the nst and caps last without the Terry filter.
> I know I should build it but I need to finish by the 16th of May.
> Is it really that imperative or could I do without it for a couple of
> Steven Steele

As I understand it running an RF choke (let's say, 10 turns on a soft iron core) is not going to help much in terms of the Tesla Coil ? I don't pretend to understand why.

    -- As usual, asking a question,