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Thanks for the responses ...
Original poster: mark@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Cheers to everyone for the responses its been a great help and will
enable me to
move on abit.
Mike I'm based on aldershot hants.
Slurp812 yeah that would be great to compare results I'm using a 15kv 20ma NST
myself you it will be interesting to see differences.
Anyways thanks for all the help, and making my first post such a
Quoting Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> Original poster: "Mike Tucknott" <michael.tucknott@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Hi Mark
> you have the right idea.
> I like to paint on a little varnish on the coil form then varnish the coil
> this keeps all the wire in place and helps to protect the coil.
> where in the UK are you mark??
> goto to http://freespace.virgin.net/michael.tucknott/tesla.htm
> Cheers Mike
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tesla list" <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Friday, January 26, 2007 5:52 AM
> Subject: Newbie with a questions
> > Original poster: mark@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Hi,
> > I'm new to the tesla coil world and coil winding, I'm currently
> > coil using a 15kv nst. Anyway I fine on the contruction of everything
> > than winding the secondary coil, I've obtained a 3"x27" piece of acrylic
> > which has a high sheen to it. Now I've never wound such a large
> > largest was a loo roll tube when I was a kid for a antenna
tuner.) Can you
> > suggest how to go about a fixing the wire for the first turn and how to
> keep it
> > in place while winding, special as I'm doing this by hand. My
> > to rough the acrylic up as to not have a slippery surface, and apply a
> > varnish as I go which should go tacky and hold the wire.
> > Anyway thanks for any suggestions
> > Cheers
> > Mark
> > UK