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Re: LTR Pig continues
Original poster: "Kurt Schraner by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <k.schraner-at-datacomm.ch>
Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "sundog by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>"
> The toroid.....Uuuuhhhhhhh...Hmm. That's where it gets a little tricky.
> It'll be pretty huge, as the bangsize will allow for a really high voltage
> to be kicked out. how much voltage, I don't know, and don't have enough
> experience with large coils to guess. On my 2x13 coil it easily pushed a
> 20" streamer from a 3x15 toroid, sometimes 2 streamers. On the large coil
> dave built I think it used a 10x48 (i may be wrong) beautiful smoth toroid
> and got a single streamer, easily in the 8-10' range. That was also at
> 360bps on a .075uf cap. Running LTR I would think I can get a bigger
> topload on it, with the bigger bangsize and all. Ideas and thoughts?
> Comments are welcome!
You might consider a big toroid, like my 63"/15" toroid, produced
by a tube-insulating workshop (don't know, if in the US such
workshops are usual, however). It would save you a lot of work,
and is relatively cheap. To see, how it's manufactured, please
The way it's looking when on top of the coil is at: