Re: TCBOR TC Video Primer
Tesla List wrote:
> >From rwall-at-ix-dot-netcom-dot-comWed Jun 5 22:37:11 1996
> Date: Wed, 5 Jun 1996 19:32:15 -0700
> From: Richard Wayne Wall <rwall-at-ix-dot-netcom-dot-com>
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: TCBOR TC Video Primer
> This past Sunday night I fired my first Tesla Coil. The sparks were 18
> inches point to point. Pretty exciting for my first attempt.
> Secondary - 23 ga magnet wire wound on a 4 in dia PVC form x 26 in
> length. Sealed with four coats of polyurethane.
> Primary - 10 ga stranded Cu wire wound on a 6 in dia PVC x 17 turns.
> TX - 15 kV 30 mA Neon
> Gaps - 7 nonresistive spark plugs radially arranged around a 3 1/2 in
Great job on getting your first coil going -- my first one, a vacuum
tube type, got about 2" sparks. Your 18" sparks would have really amazed
me at that point! Keep at it and have fun!