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Re: Running Coil without secondary coating?
Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <Kchdlh-at-aol-dot-com>
In a message dated 01/09/2002 3:15:13 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> Subj:Running Coil without secondary coating?
> Date:01/09/2002 3:15:13 PM Pacific Standard Time
> Sent from the Internet
> Original poster: "Patrick Leonard by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> I am supposed to present my coil soon, and I'm not going to have time to put
> many coats of polyurethane (probably only 2 or 3). Would running my coil
> such few secondary coats be a risky venture for the integrity of the coil?
> That is, what are the risks of damaging my secondary wire?
> Also, has anyone ever used Krylon Spary-on latex enamel? I have two cans of
> this stuff and I'm not sure how well it will work.
I run my 12" dia coil with no coating at all except for several stripes of
"Q-dope" (polystyrene cement). It's in a s.s. system; produces 30" sparks or
so. I've never had a problem with it.