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RE: propeller gap help (fwd)

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Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2007 16:12:27 -0400
From: Scott Bogard <teslas-intern@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: tesla@xxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: propeller gap help (fwd)

     That depends on what you want you electrode speed to be.  My advice for 
you would be to use thinner (cheaper) tungsten.  A 12/60 NST is only 720 
watts, and only requires a cap between 13-25 nf (depending on secondary size 
and other factors).  I think 1/4 inch is a bit overkill, I use 1/8-in at 
twice the power (which is just a bit slim, but it seems to work fine).  
Anyway, 7 inches (which is the standard tungsten electrode size) gives just 
over 37 MPH, and seems to work for most of us using propeller gaps, just 
fine.  Good luck.
Scott Bogard.

>From: "Tesla list" <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
>To: tesla@xxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: propeller gap help (fwd)
>Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2007 11:43:11 -0600 (MDT)
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>Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2007 11:50:51 -0500
>From: Shaun Epp <scepp@xxxxxxx>
>To: tesla@xxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: propeller gap help
>I recently aquired a small sychronous motor, 1800RPM oriental motor.  I 
>to use it with my 12 Kv, 60 mA NST.  How long should the propeller rod be 
>I'm going to use 1/4" tungsten rod.  I've seem a guy on ebay selling it by
>the inch.
>Shaun Epp