RE: Smooth Toroid?
Thank you for everyone's help. I thought that I would just mention that I
indeed did get high temp. aluminum tape, for twice the price of regular with
half the length per roll. The reason was that I didn't know what I was
looking for, but I later went to my local sears hardware store looking for
similar stuff, and I got the "normal" kind for a better price. By the way,
the surplus wire was only $7 per roll, and at this point I have no source of
income ( I am 16) which prohibits me from buying too much, although the wire
Thank you again,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tesla List [mailto:tesla-at-pupman-dot-com]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 27, 1999 7:23 PM
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: Re: Smooth Toroid?
> Original Poster: ARSONIST01-at-aol-dot-com
> Hmm, Toroids... Ok i dunno bout dents too much, but make sure you
> dont' have any sharp edges pointing out of your toroid. Where did
> you look
> for your al. Tape? I suggest you try lookin in a Big commercial hardware
> store(ie Home Depot) if i'm not mistaken, i saw rools of al
> tape(in rolls the
> same size as duct tape) for like 3-4 bucks per roll.
> If you plan to to make another secondary, i suggest you email
> TESLAMAN-at-aol-dot-com for Magnet wire. He got me an 8lbs spool of
> 22AWG wire for
> 40 bucks including shipping.. Now that's pretty darn cheap
> compared to what
> other's around here (southern california) have paid. Some people
> bought tha
> tmuch wire for 80 bucks, plus tax..
> good luck