I am back again after some hard days.
This instructable is dedicated to my father in law who just had to leave us last month. Thanks to all Wolfgang and we will go on!!!
This is a three times premiere to me:
First premiere: This project had been done at one weekend
Second premiere: All parts that I used in this project had been grabbed from the bulky waste so I really haven´t paid anything for it . It is a real 100%-second hand project and the only thing I had t do was to cut two rings, one from a copper tube and one from a brass tube. It is nearly unbelievable but all other parts fit together without changing anything!!
Third premiere: I can present you two varieties of electrifying: One time I am working with my very beloved HV-flash unit from a Fujii disposal camera and the other time I use the direct power supply like a normal lamp also does.
Don´t wreck your health and please obay the follwing advices:
***Disclaimers***This instructable works with voltages in excess of 250V. This is more than enough to give you a potentially fatal electric shock if handled incorrectly. If you are unfamiliar with how to work with high voltage, please refrain from performing this instructable. Exercise caution throughout the following steps to avoid electrical dangers and also use insulated tools like pliers and screwdrivers and so on.
If you choose to undertake this instructable, you do so at your own risk. (Thanks to member: the_don125)
And now let us start with this fantastic project.
Step 1: The Insulator
As you can see at the following pictures, these 1"KV pin type" insulators had been used in former times to carry power lines to the houses. Today they have been nearly all replaced and the cables are running now in the ground.
Normaly these insulators are made of electrotechnical porcelain but sometimes they were also made of glass. So I am very happy to own now nine pieces of this glass type, given by a friend of mine after replacing.