First Light

From:  Michael Baumann [SMTP:baumann-at-proton.llumc.edu]
Sent:  Saturday, April 18, 1998 7:28 AM
To:  Tesla List
Subject:  Re: First Light

On Fri, 17 Apr 1998, Tesla List wrote:

Actually, you can go a bit bigger, by using 3" dryer duct.
I've put some photos from my 3.5" coil at 

It runs off a 12KV 30mA neon.. I use it for school demos and
to talk shop owners out of blown neon transformers :)

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> From:  Hollmike [SMTP:Hollmike-at-aol-dot-com]
> Sent:  Friday, April 17, 1998 12:03 AM
> To:  tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject:  Re: First Light
> Jim,
>     I used a short length of 3 inch pvc pipe affixed to an inverted floor
> drain for my first coil.  It is about 16 inches tall.  It seems to be very
> stable and was fairly cheap.  A good toroid for this size of coil can be made
> from a two inch aluminum duct hose from an auto parts store.  
>    Have fun,
> Mike Hollingsworth

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