Re: Salt water caps, was earth resonance
Tesla List wrote:
> Big Snip
> > >
> > > Tesla did not use salt-water/glass capacitors because he was
> > > pleased with the performance. He used them because they were
> > > cheap and available. Do you honestly think that Tesla was not
> > > "new age" in his era?
> > >
> > > Do you honestly think that Tesla would not have used the highest
> > > Q, lowest loss capacitor that he could afford?
> > >
> > > No, the genius of the man was the fact that he was able to obtain
> > > the results he got with the materials he had at hand.
> > >
> > > Richard Quick
> > Richard,
> > I agree with you. Its pretty clear in the history books that
> > Tesla in his Colorado shop had a hard time finding components for
> > his projects. More than once he would have to travel to N.Y. and
> > have equipement shipped to Colorado.
> > D. Gowin
> Tesla arrived in Colorado Springs in May of 1899 and did not return to NY
> until the conclusion of his work there 7 months later in January, 1900.
> What he needed to be sent to his lab in Colorado from NY was ordered via
> cable or normal mail in messages to his secretary George Scherff. All
> equipment was sent out by normal railway freight as needed. (3-4 day
> delay). Tesla was frugal and only used railway express (2 day) on a
> couple of occassions. Normal trains actually traveled faster 100 years
> ago than they do today!
> Richard Hull, TCBOR
I stand corrected. After a trip to my local library, I've
decided that you are correct. But, I'm still irritated though.
Several of the Tesla books I bought from the ITS Bookstore have
Maybe I should keep my mouth shut.