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Re: air blast gap
Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <FutureT-at-aol-dot-com>
In a message dated 9/8/01 10:15:38 PM Eastern Daylight Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> I've been trying different variations of air blast gaps on my coil
> and I've had a small problem. It seems that the faster the air is blasted
> into the gap, the more unreliable the gap is. After a few seconds of run
> the gap will abruptly stop firing and I have to flip the power off and
> on again to get it to start firing. Sometimes it wont stop firing at all,
> sometimes is does it quite often. Is there any way to remedy this?
You probably need to make the gap spacing a little narrower
when a lot of air is blasting into it, to permit it to fire steadily.