[TCML] Re: The current recordholders?
Jeff W. Parisse
workshop at teslacoil.com
Sat May 16 16:43:40 MDT 2009
The angle of the photo is kind of funny. The arc, however was measured by
Bill can elaborate on the photo and measurements if he wants to. I don't
think he has the time/energy to go over this again.
BTW, some of the photos from the moon landing made it look like shadows ran
counter to the sun.
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Rieben" <drieben at comcast.net>
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Sent: Saturday, May 16, 2009 2:10 PM
Subject: Re: [TCML] Re: The current recordholders?
> Hi Jeff, all,
> You know, I've seen that picture and read the 55 ft.
> arc length claim before, but upon closer examination of
> the second pic (which makes the +55 ft. spark length
> claim) and comparing it to the very next picture below
> it (which shows a man standing at the base for size
> comparison - obviously a double exposure) and as-
> suming that man is not 15 to 18 ft. tall ;^), I just don't
> see anything NEAR 55 ft. long in any of those arcs.
> MAYBE half that, at best? Am I the only one having
> difficulty with 55 ft. length claim from these pictures
> David Rieben
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jeff W. Parisse" <workshop at teslacoil.com>
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> Sent: Saturday, May 16, 2009 1:24 PM
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>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> Along with most folks here I’d like to see photos of 120ft, 78ft or even
>>> 55ft arcs, produced by any type of machine. There's reason to hope we
>>> might still see such arcs, within the next ten years.
>> Greg and All,
>> Bill Wysock recorded a 55' arc around 1994. The photo has been published
>> and on the web for twelve years or more.
>> p.s. I believe input power is an important metric. Otherwise, how is one
>> to know the type of lines to run?
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