Re: indoor coiling (fwd)

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Date: Thu, 23 Apr 1998 07:47:43 -0700 (PDT)
From: bkm-at-jps-dot-net
To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Subject: Re: indoor coiling (fwd)

You might be able to use the chewing gum wrappers to make capacitors, and
the batteries have a carbon core you could use for a carbon arc spark
gap.... heh, heh, just kidding!   :)

Check out Ed Sonderman's Tesla Spreadsheet for Excel at
http://www.pupman-dot-com, it will make the math much easier.

Bruce Martin

At 11:07 PM 4/22/1998 -0600, you wrote:
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>Date: Tue, 21 Apr 1998 13:21:25 EDT
>From: RobsMus <RobsMus-at-aol-dot-com>
>To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
>Subject: Re: indoor coiling
>Hey Barton! (and other "coilers")
>     I'm reading and researching (as best I can, being a musician-pseudo
>'lectronic tech) to build my first coil, and I'm really fired up 'bout
>building it.
>     Any input from anyone would be greatly appreciated, since my novice
>status is. real. 
>     I've got a 9,000 volt neon transformer, and I'm trying to decide what
>gear I need and could start with, to learn how build a working TC. There's so
>much I don't know, it's mind boggling. 
>     I'm willing to start with flashlight batteries and chewing gum wrappers,
>if that makes more sense, but I'm determined to build one, so I'd love to hear
>from you.
>     Thanks in advance to all of you for your advise,  and for your posts and
>info: it's great!
>      -Michael Robinson