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RE: [TCML] gold secondary
thanks for that guys
im glad its not so hard to get!
i doubt it will cost as much as the rest of the plating i have to do
i plan to brush plate in the best colour that matches the secondary after it has been varnished
things that will be plated are simply all metalic parts including component legs
not so sure about the toroid though i did say i was going to use a gas filled glass toroid
seems i no longer need to do this as on youtube there is a glass toroid been gold leafed on the inside and it works
the effect is quite stunningly beautiful
my only concern is the glass may break at higher power levels
does anyone have any input concerning this or even is the person who made that video on this list
thanks guys for your help
> Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2009 19:49:00 -0700
> From: jimlux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> To: tesla@xxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [TCML] gold secondary
> earl rhodes wrote:
> > hi
> > last year or the year before i posted about making a gold tesla coil ...remember?
> > im now ready to build it only thing is i cannot find enamelled gold plated wire
> > i have found gold coloured wire but this wont cut it as far as im concerned
> > gold plated wire does exist for decorative purposes but no insulation on it :(
> > does anybody on this list have any idea where i could get this stuff made ?
> more on MWS.. it's a stock item
> http://www.mwswire.com/plated2.htm has standard platings.. says they do
> gold to Mil G 45204
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