Tesla coil UK spark length record of over 12 feet!

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Tesla coil UK spark length record of over 12 feet!

Post by exxos » Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:56 am

Coil constructed by Phillip Strauss in the UK.

To my knowledge this is now the UK record holder for longest spark length!

Please go over to his video and show him some love as he is likely one of the last active classic Tesla Coil builders in the UK!


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Re: Tesla coil UK spark length record of over 12 feet!

Post by Neffers » Mon Jul 02, 2018 2:43 pm

That was awesome. I can smell the Ozone from here!
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Re: Tesla coil UK spark length record of over 12 feet!

Post by exxos » Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:18 pm

I saw one chucking out 10 foot sparks around 15 years ago. Amazing actually how loud those things actually are!
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Re: Tesla coil UK spark length record of over 12 feet!

Post by Neffers » Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:27 pm

I've never seen one in person but I can imagine the intensity for sure. incredible - yet very niche devices. Still, bloody interesting to watch peeps build them, I used to be into watching them on youtube back in the day lol. Kinda wavered off since then, but I still find them intriguing.
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Re: Tesla coil UK spark length record of over 12 feet!

Post by exxos » Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:50 pm

Neffers wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:27 pm
I've never seen one in person but I can imagine the intensity for sure. incredible - yet very niche devices. Still, bloody interesting to watch peeps build them, I used to be into watching them on youtube back in the day lol. Kinda wavered off since then, but I still find them intriguing.
yeah, I had to put my Tesla stuff on hold as Atari stuff takes up all my time these days :( there is a video somewhere on here of my coil running.. But I have not done anything for some years.. Just don't have the time :(
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Re: Tesla coil UK spark length record of over 12 feet!

Post by Neffers » Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:54 pm

Found your thread about it here viewtopic.php?f=13&t=611

I may have a good read of the site you made too when the midnight oils are burning. Thanks!
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