Destroying the world

Third Light – First Shock…

August 8, 2008

OK, it had to happen eventually! Last night I performed the flu-tube test on our coil to see if we had it tuned at the fundamental frequency – while I was waving the tube up and down the secondary some sparks jumped and touched the metal end of the tube. I got a rather unpleasant […]

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Tesla Coil

July 28, 2008

We did the final assemble and checks on our Tesla coil on Saturday night, we rolled it out into the back yard and switched it on… Nothing is as scary as that first time… And… Nothing exploded, imploded, melted, smoked or fried… We were able to tease 7″ sparks out of the toroid with the […]

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