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RE: [TCML] Spark gaps, Solid state switches and diodes

Does anyone have experience with a "Sidac/IGBT Spark Gap" Tesla coil with
dual primary capacitors and with the SISG placed in series with (in between)
two adjustable hyperbaric quench gaps?

> Jim Mora wrote:
>> Hi Stephen,
>> My 8" coil is powered 2*15KV/60 and gets 6 feet (1.83 meters) to a
>> rod; this with a hyperbaric (air blown) single gap. Easy to clean, easy
>> adjust! (2) 1" tapped threaded brass dowels suspended horizontally and
>> gapped end to end. After a couple of runs I simple unscrew one of the
>> and burnish the ends with 400 or 600 grit which really makes difference!
>> Polishing helps a bit too. This is a Richard Quick design and is in the
>> archives.
> I'm definitely going to try one of those Hyperbaric Chambers first...
> Thanks for the advice...!
> Stephen Hiscock
> . . .
>>> If you want a quck and inexpensive fix try my hyperbaric sparkgap.  At
>>> power level perhaps two in series, but  try one first.  The vacuum
>>> motors are nearly or sometimes free at large vacuum cleaner repair
>>> Plbg fittings from local large hardware store (usually brass fittings),
>>> some 3/4" copper pipe (Home Depot). . . .
>>> Dr. Resonance

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