Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2002 13:25:00 -0600

Author: "Zigmund J. Peacock"

Subject: Re: 6ft Jacob's Ladder?


Cliff, Jerry, Whats this talk to Zig stuff all about. Zig

Jason, I've got a beauty [Jacobs Ladder], I just bought my little
to Boise.

"Jason St. John" wrote:

> I want my Jacob's Ladder apparatus to be bigger. What's involved in
> scaling it up to, say, 6'? I'm betting the conductors need to be very
> straight, and without a more powerful transformer, the spacing would
> probably need to be rather close.
> Any anecdotes, pointers, advice, or design/plans?
> --
> Jason St. John
> Boston University
> Curator, Physics Demonstrations Collection
> 617.353.2634

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