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RE: synchronous gap help (fwd)

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Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2007 08:11:56 -0700 (GMT-07:00)
From: penny831@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
To: Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: synchronous gap help (fwd)

I have a related question on the propellor gap. I'm planning on pushing
15/120 through an .125 thoriated tungsten electrode. Is that to much power
for such a small electrode? Your thoughts would be appreciated.

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>From: Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Jul 10, 2007 7:27 AM
>To: tesla@xxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: RE: synchronous gap help (fwd)
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>Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2007 08:55:27 -0400
>From: "Lau, Gary" <Gary.Lau@xxxxxx>
>To: Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
>Subject: RE: synchronous gap help (fwd)
>I think you're going to run into a problem using your relatively small
>teletype motor to spin-up such a heavy 3/8" thick disk.  I was barely
>able to get such a motor to spin a 09" thick x 6.12" diameter G10 disk
>with just 4 brass acorn nuts electrodes, and it utterly failed to sync
>with anything larger.  I'd strongly recommend using a propeller gap if
>using a Teletype motor.  My SRSG page:
>http://www.laushaus.com/tesla/sync_gap.htm, and Terry Blake's:
>Regards, Gary Lau
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>> Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2007 23:59:58 +0000
>> From: ameen_ghavam@xxxxxxxxxxx
>> To: Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Subject: synchronous gap help
>>         I'm building a 240 bps srg for my tesla coil and was wondering
>> anyone would give me any tips or suggestions. I'm planning to use a
>3/8 "
>> g10 rotor 8" in diameter with 4 1/4 " tungsten electodes held on with
>> shaft collars (the disc is pinched between the collars). A sheet metal
>> ring connects these electrodes. I have two stationary electrodes (one
>> gap). My motor is a Teletype 1/12 hp motor, synchronous, and runs at
>> rpm. Any tips on how to balance, cut the g10 (i've heard its hard to
>> motor arbor, or anything else I should know? Also, please email me off
>> list. Thanks.
>> Ameen Ghavam