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Re: Blown tranformer

Original poster: "Jim Lux" <jimlux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

----- Original Message ----- From: "Tesla list" <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> To: <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Sunday, March 06, 2005 10:28 AM Subject: Blown tranformer

> Original poster: jdwarshui@xxxxxxxxx > > You can make an r.f. filter by winding two inches of 28 gauge on a > toilet paper core.

Don't bother with the inductors (especially because they might turn out to
be resonant at a "bad" frequency.

Place this in series with a generic ignition
> ballast resistors ( used on older cars ) Place on each 15k output.

The resistors are nice.. they'll provide a bit of passive loss

> A safety gap can be a simple L bracket from each 15k output to the
> case or to a ground. Don't open this gap any more then you absolutely
> need to (less then 1/2 inch) If your coil is out of tune they will go
> off like mad (which is good!).