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Re: [TCML] Jacob's Ladder

On 12/25/17 4:56 AM, YESN via Tesla wrote:
In some message in this email chain somebody mentioned he was going to build a jacob's ladder.
It looks very interesting and cool to demonstrate to others.
Is there any danger involved for the transformer? (Is a 9kV 60mA even suitable?)

A 9kV/60mA will give a very healthy spark

Does anyone have a recommendation for the wire thickness?

Wire coat hangers work well. So does 1/4" copper tubing

You need some sort of wire that is stiff enough to to not move around.

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