[TCML] Kinraide Coil Reproduction - Near Completion.
ka1bbg at verizon.net
Fri Aug 22 11:54:35 MDT 2008
Hi, 2 different materials all together.....ebonite is hard rubber and
bakelite is thermosetting phelolic like material. cul brian f.
----- Original Message -----
From: "CONOR WHYTE" <cjwhyte at shaw.ca>
To: "Tesla Coil Mailing List" <tesla at pupman.com>
Sent: Thursday, August 21, 2008 11:48 PM
Subject: Re: [TCML] Kinraide Coil Reproduction - Near Completion.
> As far as I know Ebonite is the same thing as Phenolic (Bakelite).
> I don't know this for sure. Right?
> In a message dated 8/21/08 7:16:59 P.M. Eastern Daylight
> > Time,
> > electrotherapy at hotmail.com writes:
> > >If anyone has an old Bowling ball, made of Ebonite or
> > Vulcanite, no longer
> > needed, if you send it my
> > >way I will machine proper hard rubber coil forms! It
> > would be a dream to
> > actually to do this, in the
> > >same way that getting silk covered wire to use was a dream to
> > wind with.
> > But I don't know where to
> > >get them in South Florida. It'll be a real interesting
> > task to turn them
> > on the lathe, but I am sure
> > >willing to have a go!
> > How old a bowling ball would this be? How do
> > you ID one as made of
> > Ebonite or Vulcanite?
> > I purchase bowling balls at thrift stores for
> > dirt cheap and pick them
> > up at the recycling yard fairly regularly (I shoot them
> > from a cannon, and
> > they tend to be hard to find afterwards). I've also shot
> > *at* several bowling
> > balls - which is almost as fun since you can put "english"
> > on them by winging
> > them with a high-power rifle. You can spend all day
> > launching them out in a
> > field, then make them roll around wherever you want until
> > they get too small
> > and lumpy..
> > My point is that I've got some familiarity
> > with the construction of
> > bowling balls, and the ones I've come across are in two
> > general flavors: solid
> > all the way through swirled/colored plastic, or cork and
> > rubber core with a
> > tough outer skin. Is the Ebonite/Vulcanite different, like a
> > solid rubber?
> > If I know what to look for, I'll keep an eye
> > out and send them to you.
> > BTW, look at how the pro shops fixture balls
> > to drill finger holes.
> > Might be useful when it comes time to machine yours down.
> > -Phil LaBudde
> > Center for the Advanced Study of Ballistic Improbabilities
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