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Re: Secondary Questions
Original poster: "Robert by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <obiwan1186-at-sunflower-dot-com>
hi jake, I have a coil that exact size that works pretty well. i'd say go
with #22 or #24 awg wire. i
used #22 and it gave me a little over 850 turns. you'll need about 3 pounds
of wire to complete the
job. i ordered the wire from CBC metal supply/paramount wire co. they run a
very good business and
can be found on the web at:
i payed about $25 for my 3# of wire. not bad i'd say, and their service is
> After some thought, and the help of the Tesla List. I have decided to build a
> bigger Tesla Coil than the one I currently have (1.5"X6") I have decided that
> the best size for my next coil will be 4"X24" because I have some 4" PVC
> is the size most people seem to have the best results with. My questions are:
> 1) What size of wire should I use?
> 2) How much wire would I need to wind this secondary from that size of wire?
> 3) Does anybody know of a good place that sells the wire I would need to wind
> this BESIDES EBAY, and at a reasonable price?
> Thank you, Jake D.
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