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Old 11-12-2007, 02:46 PM
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Check out the Tesla coil.

How to keep bugs, cats and neighbor kids at bay. Just the sound made me laugh out loud!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FY-AS13fl30&NR=1

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Old 11-12-2007, 03:09 PM
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How to keep bugs, cats and neighbor kids at bay. Just the sound made me laugh out loud!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FY-AS13fl30&NR=1
Interesting.

I checked out some additional clips and found this one. I think it's LaRondo, but I'm not sure.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSNy1FW4V24
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Old 11-12-2007, 03:34 PM
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Tesla coils are awesome!
I built myself a huge one. I use a 5KVA pole transformer wired backwards that outputs 14,400 volts @ 350ma hooked up in parallel to a .09uf @ 40,000 volt Maxwell capacitor from Los Alamos National lab. Can you say deadly??
From there it's fed through an air blast spark gap powered by an 80 gal 2 stage compressor and hooked to a flat helix coil. The inductance is transfered to an 8" dia. X 48" secondary coil form. The output is somewhere over 1.5 million volts and puts out 8 foot bolts of lightning. One day I'll put it back together and post a youtube video.

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