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Re: Cylinder Static Spark Gap

Original poster: "C. Sibley" <a37chevy@xxxxxxxxx>


I used a table saw to cut slots on my pipe, and then
was able to make the gap adjustable...

Pictures at:



--- Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Original poster: "Glen McGowan"
> <glen.mcgowan@xxxxxxxxx>
> Trying to build a Cylinder Spark Gap out of a 6"
> piece of PVC (it's
> actually a coupler not an actual piece of pipe).
> Currently using 1" x
> 4" (ish) OD Copper pipe. Between 6 and 8 electrodes.
> There must be an
> easy way to layout and drill the holes. I've tried
> to use exact
> measurements but I didn't get the results I was
> looking for (which
> means I can't figure out the measurements). I've
> resorted to trial
> and error which I'm not particularly impressed with.
> This stink'n
> thing is making me cross eyed.  I'm almost to the
> point of unplugging
> the dremel and beating it against the garage floor.
> Figured I'd drop
> the list a line and see if some of the veterans
> could show me some tricks.