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How can you splice magnet wire?

I am planning to build a tesla coil, and eventually a really big one, and when I don't think I could get a long enough roll of magnet wire.  Would it be possible to simple twist or solder two ends and then enamel them or something and still have it work, I know the coils are supose to be flawless.

You'd be ok with a lapped splice, mechanicaly, but its not going to help the coil electrically. YOu can buy MILES of wire from various sources....

Steve
jj.inc (author)  steveastrouk3 years ago
thanks
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All the Tesla's being built will float us away on the ether :-D
And a nice reference for magnet wire.   A

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