[TCML] 60ma Coil Discharge - best performance so far
Stephen J. Hobley
shobley at userfs.com
Sun Sep 28 13:25:11 MDT 2008
> I believe that the smooth toroid makes for longer streamers,
> so you may want to invest in a spun toroid.
Luckily Harry and Paul were sitting on the truck outside, and they were
able to knock up a smooth toroid out of some 2 by 4 by 2 by 4 by.
(None-UK residents may not get that gag, so here's the link:
Coil was not tuned for the new toroid, I just swapped out the old one.
It's slightly larger in both radii.
I'm going to examine the tuning, and also raising the toroid slightly.
Last time I did that I got arcing on the secondary at the top.
Maybe this time I'll be luckier.
Thanks for all the help!
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Subject: Re: [TCML] 60ma Coil Discharge - comments welcome
I built a 9/60 coil about 3 years ago that did quite well. It can be
I believe that the smooth toroid makes for longer streamers,
so you may want to invest in a spun toroid.
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