secondary wire

From:  Malcolm Watts [SMTP:MALCOLM-at-directorate.wnp.ac.nz]
Sent:  Tuesday, April 07, 1998 3:39 PM
To:  Tesla List
Subject:  Re: secondary wire

Hi Eleanor,

> From:  Eleanor Flood [SMTP:eflood-at-bellsouth-dot-net]
> Sent:  Monday, April 06, 1998 8:29 PM
> To:  tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject:  secondary wire
> Maybe a stupid question, but here goes.
> We have a couple of thousand feet of #22 insulated stranded copper wire
> that we were considering using to wind a new secondary.  Is this an ok
> idea, or is stranded wire detrimental to the efficiency of the coil, or
> enough so to make it undesirable to use?
> What problems might we have?
> Any info will be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Elli and Harold

It's not perfect but will work OK. Go for it.