[TCML] Hoyt Axton Tesla Coil
Bart B. Anderson
bartb at classictesla.com
Sat Feb 25 23:27:40 MST 2012
Actually Frank, I would love to see any pics you have of this coil.
Please send to: bartb at classictesla.com
Thanks for sharing.
On 2/25/2012 12:07 AM, Frank wrote:
> Hi all,
> I won a nice Tesla coil off Ebay. It was custom built for Hoyt Axton
> by Bill Wysock.
> It ended up in Montana where Hoyt spent his final years.
> You can Goggle Hoyt for his bio.
> I have it home and cleaned up and working.
> I had to replace the power cord and cap and get a new key made for the
> key switch and tighten all connections.
> The original cap was a glass oil filled one and it had gotten cracked
> and all the oil leaked out at some point.
> If anyone would like pix of it and I would be happy to send about a
> 3mb file of pictures and info.
> Appears to have a 9kv NST (no data plate on the xfmr) and a 0.01 mfd
> cap with a 5" dia secondary and about 15 1/2" of windings on clear
> Lucite tubing.
> Has a single 1/2" dia tungsten spark gap and a 5" copper sphere top load.
> Will throw about an 8" spark.
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