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Original poster: "James Nixon" <james.nixon@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

On Tue, 01 Aug 2006 09:00:32 -0600
 "Tesla list" <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Original poster: "Nele" <morfeus@xxxxxxxx>
> Hello All:
> Does enyone uses "EPCOS" polypropilene capacitors in
> Tesla coils? I have
> over 100 of them, but don`t know if anyone has any
> experience with this type
> of caps. Anyway, I will try them, but just wanted to know
> if they are of
> good or bad sort for this purpose... before they blow
> up...
> Regards,
> Nele

You Should be fine with them provided you use 4 strings in
parrallel and more in series than your max voltage. Mine
blew up because i used 2 strings of 9 on a 12kv Nst and my
spark gap was open more than 5 mm. Still waiting to aquire
sum more.

ill send sum pics of my coil to you if u would like.

Regards James Nixon

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