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Re: DC tesla coil

Original poster: "Harold Weiss" <hweiss@xxxxxxxxxx>

Hi Blake,

Sounds pretty close to the secondary I just built and promply destroyed by
dropping it, cutting a winding.  RATS!  Be careful when it gets cold as I
have had that stuff chip off easy.  It does work good for indoor coils.

David E Weiss

> Original poster: Blake Hartley <teslaspud@xxxxxxxxx>
> Hello all
> I have finished the secondary for the coil. It is on a 3.5" OD PVC
> pipe sealed with 2 coats of Minwax fast drying polyurathane. It is
> wound with an 18 inches of 25 gauge wire for ~910 turns, coated with 3
> layers of the same varnish (I will eventually get around to putting
> more on.) I am going to make an impromtu Primary soon to test it with
> my 9/30 NST. I was looking up magnifiers, and i had an idea: would it
> be plausible to make A DC magnifier? Thanks
> Blake