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Re: a good topload...
Original poster: "Troy Peterson by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <tpeterso-at-home-dot-com>
Has anyone ever tried using a big aluminum globe? I immagine the paint would
wear off rapidly, but it would still look cool to have lightning shooting
from the surface of the world.
>Original poster: "Barton B. Anderson by way of Terry Fritz
>Bert just posted about chrome metal balls (10" diam. or so) he saw at a
>store. I also posted that I've seen these same balls at Home Base (which is
>out of business, so most everything is 15 to 30% off). These look very
>the garden glass balls, but I assure you, the ones Bert and I have seen are
>glass. I even remember one had a dent in it. At Home Base, they were
>the checkout counter in boxes (one ball per box). Just a thought.
>Tesla list wrote:
>> Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>"
>> is hard to find!
>> i've been searching high and low for a nice topload. looking through the
>> ive been clued into copper spheres and the like from various websites.
>> yesterday a drive around town trying to find something as simple as a
>> ball. i thought those large marble looking "gazing balls: i see in
>> garden might have been the answer but i found that they are glass.
>> search on the internet found that there are polished copper gazing balls
>> lastly, i searched around on the list and found a place call arthur
>> that sells variou floats and depending on the cost and whatnot i might
>> hit them up. but before i ask them i decided to see if anybody on the
>> had a nice topload. im looking for something line a spun toroid or sphere
>> thats not aluminum tape or ductwork; stuff of that nature. if anybody has
>> some ideas id like to hear them also.