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Re: Spark Gap question
Original poster: "Luc by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <ludev-at-videotron.ca>
An other thing you could try is a fine adjust RQ SG:
Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "Gregory Hunter by way of Terry Fritz
> 1000V per gap? That sounds too low to me. If I were
> building it, I'd use 9 electrodes to make 8 gaps
> spaced .01" to .02" each. 1.5" copper pipe? Maybe if
> you're trying to quench a pole pig! For a single NST,
> 1" or even 3/4" pipe will work fine and give you a
> cheaper and more compact gap. My first RQ gap used 9
> chunks of 3/4" Cu pipe inside a scrap of 4" PVC. A
> 4.25" muffin fan sat on top, and the bottom was left
> open. It could run a single 15kv/30ma NST all day
> long. I'm sure it could have handled a 15/60 in
> intermittent operation.
> --- Tesla list <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com> wrote:
> > Original poster: "Johnson, Jeffrey D -at- PWC by way of
> > Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> > <jeffrey.d.johnson-at-l-3com-dot-com>
> > This question is regarding the famous RQ/TCBOR gap.
> > I've read that you
> > should use 1.5" copper pipe and figure on 1000 V per
> > gap. If I'm running a
> > 15kV NST that means I need 2 to 3 six gap assemblies
> > in series. Can't I
> > just use 1" pipe and put 15 2" pieces inside a 6"
> > section of PVC?
> > JJ
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