Instructables: exploring - technology - science - high http://www.instructables.com Sat, 2 Aug 2014 00:15:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Burn Palladium http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Burn-Palladium/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/87A5/HHS9SZSZ/FFP87A5HHS9SZSZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/87A5/HHS9SZSZ/FFP87A5HHS9SZSZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/87A5/HHS9SZSZ/FFP87A5HHS9SZSZ.SMALL.jpg FPSoutback A quick video on how to unlock palladiums hidden energy, intermetallic alloy reaction between aluminium, palladium, nichrome and platinum wires.
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 02:03:13 PDT
How to make a simple High Voltage Capacitor (for Tesla Coils) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-simple-High-Voltage-Capacitor-for-T/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/6YTQ/HCB8QFCJ/FUC6YTQHCB8QFCJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/6YTQ/HCB8QFCJ/FUC6YTQHCB8QFCJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/6YTQ/HCB8QFCJ/FUC6YTQHCB8QFCJ.SMALL.jpg TheDoci this is a tutorial on how to make a simple non polarized High Voltage Capacitor. On use for this kind of cap is in a SGTC Tesla Coil cercuit. you will need: - 2 clear Overhead projector transparency - scisors or exactoknife - aluminum foil - 2 wires - some sort of clear tape - time optional: - cap...
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Fri, 25 Jan 2013 09:52:40 PST
My Space Balloon: Project Stratohab Success!! High School Student's Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Space-Balloon-Project-Stratohab-Success-High/
My Space Balloon: Project Stratohab Success!! High School Student's Budget - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/CBMU/H5Y9W3TA/FIYCBMUH5Y9W3TA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/CBMU/H5Y9W3TA/FIYCBMUH5Y9W3TA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/CBMU/H5Y9W3TA/FIYCBMUH5Y9W3TA.SMALL.jpg robotkid249 "We're making space more American. We're making space more democratic. We're making space more available, approachable and real to the average American."  - James Muncy, President of Polispace As an avid maker and hobbyist, I support the open source initiative like the Arduino micro controller plat...
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Thu, 23 Aug 2012 13:30:05 PDT
Make a 240V MOT high voltage power supply with 120V transformers http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-240V-MOT-high-voltage-power-supply-with-120/
Make a 240V MOT high voltage power supply with 120V transformers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/MLCZ/GW9VCBCA/FZKMLCZGW9VCBCA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/MLCZ/GW9VCBCA/FZKMLCZGW9VCBCA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/MLCZ/GW9VCBCA/FZKMLCZGW9VCBCA.SMALL.jpg Jimmy Proton I love to play with MOT's but the only breaker i have to power them off of it only rated for 15 amps, so i decided to see if I could power them off a 240V outlet my dad made for his welders and air compressor and sure enough, it works! So here i will show you how to make a great MOT power supply ver...
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Fri, 16 Dec 2011 20:47:03 PST
awesome MOT power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/awesome-MOT-power-supply/
awesome MOT power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/GMI2/GW88OQPF/FYAGMI2GW88OQPF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/GMI2/GW88OQPF/FYAGMI2GW88OQPF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/GMI2/GW88OQPF/FYAGMI2GW88OQPF.SMALL.jpg Jimmy Proton This is a nice compact MOT power supply that I created, it uses two 120V MOT's and some other things that can easily be obtained, I built this entire thing for free out of stuff laying around in my house and from microwave ovens that I took apart. *A MOT can kill you instantly or give you a really ...
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Fri, 16 Dec 2011 20:44:44 PST
The Simple Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simple-Tesla-Coil/
The Simple Tesla Coil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/4PVA/GUKZRGX7/FWA4PVAGUKZRGX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/4PVA/GUKZRGX7/FWA4PVAGUKZRGX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/4PVA/GUKZRGX7/FWA4PVAGUKZRGX7.SMALL.jpg MistaStokes This is a guide on how to build a medium sized Tesla coil. I built this one from parts I had laying around, all I had to buy was magnet wire, in all I spent less than $30! For those building their first coil, I would not suggest using this a standalone source of instructions. This is my first coil,...
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Fri, 4 Nov 2011 14:28:12 PDT
10 Ways to Alter Your Consciousness Without Drugs http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Ways-to-Alter-Consciousness-Without-Drugs/
10 Ways to Alter Your Consciousness Without Drugs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/718F/GUEN7OJG/FN5718FGUEN7OJG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/718F/GUEN7OJG/FN5718FGUEN7OJG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/718F/GUEN7OJG/FN5718FGUEN7OJG.SMALL.jpg randofo I'm typically not one for altered states of consciousness. I don't do drugs. I've never been drunk. In fact, the only time I can claim to have been synthetically high was when, against my will, I was injected with Fentanyl moments before being put under for surgery (and that high was not a pleasant...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2011 16:57:55 PDT
DIY Electron Accelerator: A Cathode Ray Tube in a Wine Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electron-Accelerator-A-Cathode-Ray-Tube-in-a-/
DIY Electron Accelerator: A Cathode Ray Tube in a Wine Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/39OD/GRFMV8TV/FFY39ODGRFMV8TV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/39OD/GRFMV8TV/FFY39ODGRFMV8TV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/39OD/GRFMV8TV/FFY39ODGRFMV8TV.SMALL.jpg Xellers Learn how to build your own subatomic particle accelerator in a weekend! This simple project will allow you to investigate a variety of intriguing effects including magnetic deflection of an electron beam, Crookes dark space, plasma striations in a gas discharge tube, and many others. It can easily ...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2011 22:34:19 PDT
How To Build A Spark Gap Tesla Coil (SGTC) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Spark-Gap-Tesla-Coil-SGTC/
How To Build A Spark Gap Tesla Coil (SGTC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/PYUB/GPVEVPS3/FV5PYUBGPVEVPS3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/PYUB/GPVEVPS3/FV5PYUBGPVEVPS3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/PYUB/GPVEVPS3/FV5PYUBGPVEVPS3.SMALL.jpg Xellers Shoot foot-long bolts of lighting through the air, light fluorescent tubes without wires, and power your other high voltage experiments with the aid of this tabletop-sized Tesla coil! Once the parts have arrived, it comes together in about a weekend, and for less than $200 even for those without a...
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 18:11:31 PDT
MINI TESLA COIL 50KV!!!! (revised) http://www.instructables.com/id/MINI-TESLA-COIL-100KV-revised/
MINI TESLA COIL 50KV!!!! (revised) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/I05A/GMVSC5A6/FK5I05AGMVSC5A6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/I05A/GMVSC5A6/FK5I05AGMVSC5A6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/I05A/GMVSC5A6/FK5I05AGMVSC5A6.SMALL.jpg Jimmy Proton On my last instructable about my mini Tesla Coil I did not do so well because I did not know much about them but since then I have learned much more and have batter plans. How it works: First off the mains goes through a high voltage transformer and charges the capacitor bank. When the caps are don...
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Fri, 22 Apr 2011 13:57:47 PDT
How to get 100KV out of your flyback!!! VERY SIMPLE SETUP http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-100KV-out-of-your-flyback-VERY-SIMPL/
How to get 100KV out of your flyback!!! VERY SIMPLE SETUP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/MTIX/GL4Z46OW/FKTMTIXGL4Z46OW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/MTIX/GL4Z46OW/FKTMTIXGL4Z46OW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/MTIX/GL4Z46OW/FKTMTIXGL4Z46OW.SMALL.jpg Jimmy Proton I saw this instructable on how to make a high voltage power supply with a CFL ballast circuit and and a long time after that it hit me, instead of breaking all my parents light bulbs why not use an electronic ballast? So I tried it and I was blown away by the results for, what would normally be a ra...
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Sat, 12 Mar 2011 15:39:01 PST
How to make a Voltage multiplier http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Voltage-multiplier/
How to make a Voltage multiplier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/Y69A/GKS0SK4B/FFQY69AGKS0SK4B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/Y69A/GKS0SK4B/FFQY69AGKS0SK4B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/Y69A/GKS0SK4B/FFQY69AGKS0SK4B.SMALL.jpg Mudbud Hello everyone,   This instructable will tell you how to make a voltage multiplier! So, lets get started :) Here is some info about voltage multipliers if you want to know how they work. If not, then skip to the parts list. Definition - "A voltage multiplier is an electrical circuit that converts ...
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Wed, 2 Mar 2011 12:57:15 PST
Will It Fry - Dollhouse (The Geek Group) http://www.instructables.com/id/Will-It-Fry-Dollhouse-The-Geek-Group/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/OG1L/G5X4M9PL/FWIOG1LG5X4M9PL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/OG1L/G5X4M9PL/FWIOG1LG5X4M9PL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/OG1L/G5X4M9PL/FWIOG1LG5X4M9PL.SMALL.jpg thermoelectric During this installment of "Will It Fry", Chris will be frying Tysk's old doll house. It stands up remarkably well. The arc is generated by a 75,000V transformer, which is capable of a 1A output. This is part of a long series of Will It Fry videos by The Geek Group. You can check out the rest of th...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2010 04:33:45 PST
How to: High current Microwave oven Transformer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-High-current-Microwave-oven-Transformer/
How to: High current Microwave oven Transformer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/GTAK/G5KPB9JO/F85GTAKG5KPB9JO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/GTAK/G5KPB9JO/F85GTAKG5KPB9JO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/GTAK/G5KPB9JO/F85GTAKG5KPB9JO.SMALL.jpg HazzWold1993  Hey! in this instructable i will be detailing the steps involved in modifying a microwave oven transformer for high current lower voltage use which shall be achieved by removing the transformers original secondary windings and replacing it with thicker ones of your own. Now the thing to take into m...
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Fri, 19 Feb 2010 01:26:11 PST
How to: Resonant Microwave Oven Transformer High Voltage Supply. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Resonant-MOT-Stack/
How to: Resonant Microwave Oven Transformer High Voltage Supply. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/68RZ/G5KP9U7G/F1N68RZG5KP9U7G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/68RZ/G5KP9U7G/F1N68RZG5KP9U7G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/68RZ/G5KP9U7G/F1N68RZG5KP9U7G.SMALL.jpg HazzWold1993 Okay first of all i feel i should give a little disclaimer. Microwave oven transformers are indeed LETHAL the current and voltage that they put out is more then enough to kill you, the voltage and current they run off will quite happily kill YOU! Microwave oven capacitors Hold a strong charge for qu...
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Thu, 18 Feb 2010 03:12:38 PST
How To Build A Vacuum Tube Tesla Coil (VTTC) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Vacuum-Tube-Tesla-Coil-VTTC/
How To Build A Vacuum Tube Tesla Coil (VTTC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/NZ7X/FVMVC4T0/FLJNZ7XFVMVC4T0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/NZ7X/FVMVC4T0/FLJNZ7XFVMVC4T0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/NZ7X/FVMVC4T0/FLJNZ7XFVMVC4T0.SMALL.jpg Xellers Can't find a neon sign transformer? Want to build your first Tesla Coil without facing the complexities of going solid state? Here's some good news: Vacuum tube Tesla Coils, which have been making a comeback in recent years, can be just as rewarding as any other type of coil without breaking the ban...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2010 13:42:25 PST
my tesla coil http://www.instructables.com/id/my-tesla-coil/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/FBMX/G2HE0ATB/F1HFBMXG2HE0ATB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/FBMX/G2HE0ATB/F1HFBMXG2HE0ATB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/FBMX/G2HE0ATB/F1HFBMXG2HE0ATB.SMALL.jpg TheTeslaWarrior  a video of my tesla
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Tue, 1 Dec 2009 19:40:57 PST
Leyden jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Leyden-jar/
Leyden jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/9NGM/G29ZG4TK/FIJ9NGMG29ZG4TK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/9NGM/G29ZG4TK/FIJ9NGMG29ZG4TK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/9NGM/G29ZG4TK/FIJ9NGMG29ZG4TK.SMALL.jpg knoxarama Here you will learn to make a leyden jar. the images shown were created using computer design software materials lidyou will need: tape (scotch perferred)a stainless steel or alluminum nailplastic or glass jara lidsome wirealluminum foilsalt water foil it up tear out a piece of foil so that it...
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Wed, 25 Nov 2009 16:24:44 PST
Cheap (AXT) Bench Power Supply 30 Amps! http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Power-Supply-to-Bench-Power-Supply/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/H5S6/FZG43S6W/FTJH5S6FZG43S6W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/H5S6/FZG43S6W/FTJH5S6FZG43S6W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/H5S6/FZG43S6W/FTJH5S6FZG43S6W.SMALL.jpg muttyfutty This is my second PSU (Power supply Unit) as my prievieous one mysteriously burnt out (!) I managed to purchace a new Computer PSU to convert, this one has a nice jucy 5V at 30A! and 12V at 21A! I also managed to get a 30A panel Ammeter Yay! Any comments welcome! (Plz dun be too harsh lol) Enjoy!
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Sat, 26 Sep 2009 20:36:26 PDT
high voltage joule thief! http://www.instructables.com/id/high-voltage-joule-thief/
high voltage joule thief! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/XJHH/FWYHVLU2/FQNXJHHFWYHVLU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/XJHH/FWYHVLU2/FQNXJHHFWYHVLU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/XJHH/FWYHVLU2/FQNXJHHFWYHVLU2.SMALL.jpg 12V this is how to make a high voltage joule thief!the ones i made were 90 and 180v but the more hv turns you do the higher the voltage(about 1v per turn)this circuit runs best @2.4v-3v Materials. you will need:toroid core(ferrite)2n3904(sometimes others work too)512ohom resistorwinding wire(0.15mm ...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2009 09:09:45 PDT
Build a World's Smallest Electronic Shocker! version 2.5 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-the-worlds-smallest-shocker-wLED/
Build a World's Smallest Electronic Shocker! version 2.5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/1GAN/FUVSG9SE/FHF1GANFUVSG9SE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/1GAN/FUVSG9SE/FHF1GANFUVSG9SE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/1GAN/FUVSG9SE/FHF1GANFUVSG9SE.SMALL.jpg Plasmana It is good to know if the tiny shocker is on or not, by adding a wonderful invention called the "LED", so you don't risk get bitten by the shocker again!Disclaimer: This shocker can be dangerous if used improperly, it gives out about 400 to 450 volts, so I am NOT responsible if you or anybody are in...
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Fri, 22 May 2009 12:09:45 PDT
Make a Rogowski coil http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Rogowski-coil/
Make a Rogowski coil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/AOKL/FSK1CB0I/FZCAOKLFSK1CB0I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/AOKL/FSK1CB0I/FZCAOKLFSK1CB0I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/AOKL/FSK1CB0I/FZCAOKLFSK1CB0I.SMALL.jpg rp181 What does a rogowski coil do? A rogowski coil is a usefull method of measuring the current that passes through a conductor, AC power or pulse power. A rogowski coil is a kind of current transformer, depending on the current passing through the center, the voltage output varies. This gives you useful...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2009 07:26:47 PDT
High voltage ignition coil supply http://www.instructables.com/id/High-voltage-ignition-coil-supply/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2009 13:08:36 PST
Microwave Oven Transformer High Voltage Rig http://www.instructables.com/id/Microwave-Oven-Transformer-High-Voltage-Rig/
Microwave Oven Transformer High Voltage Rig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/CBF3/FQMXESGP/FD5CBF3FQMXESGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/CBF3/FQMXESGP/FD5CBF3FQMXESGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/CBF3/FQMXESGP/FD5CBF3FQMXESGP.SMALL.jpg DevCoder For my first Instructable, I decided to make a high voltage power supply out of 2 microwaves. The videos should give you good idea of the final product (I'm using only one of the 2 transformers): Disclaimer This circuit gives off more than enough power to kill you. I am not responsible for any ...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2009 19:24:11 PST
Leyden jar of DOOM! http://www.instructables.com/id/Leyden-jar-of-DOOM/
Leyden jar of DOOM! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/GIBO/FQ6DX82L/FTQGIBOFQ6DX82L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/GIBO/FQ6DX82L/FTQGIBOFQ6DX82L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/GIBO/FQ6DX82L/FTQGIBOFQ6DX82L.SMALL.jpg nickademuss OK so you have built a large Van de Graaff Generatornow you want to take it a step further and up the spark current. A good way to do that is to use a leyden jar and build up a large charge in it and watch the powerful sparks fly. This Leyden jar is made from a 5 gallon bucket and stores enough elec...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2009 11:25:24 PST
Office Stationary Warfare- High Powered Mini Water Rocket from Marker Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Meatball-stew/
Office Stationary Warfare- High Powered Mini Water Rocket from Marker Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/7JQ9/FPQL8HKB/FKX7JQ9FPQL8HKB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/7JQ9/FPQL8HKB/FKX7JQ9FPQL8HKB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/7JQ9/FPQL8HKB/FKX7JQ9FPQL8HKB.SMALL.jpg Lftndbt Be one of the first to build The Worlds Smallest Water Rocket. It's so small you can fit it in your pocket, launcher and all! Impress your friends and family with this neat and inexpensive High Powered Miniature Water Rocket.I have named this rocket (As all good rockets should.) TITAN the HPMWR.Joi...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2009 20:10:31 PST
500,000 volt Van de Graaff Generator Using Cheap Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/900000-volt-Van-de-Graaff-Generator-using-cheap-p/
500,000 volt Van de Graaff Generator Using Cheap Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/4RIZ/FORZTJ0O/FC34RIZFORZTJ0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/4RIZ/FORZTJ0O/FC34RIZFORZTJ0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/4RIZ/FORZTJ0O/FC34RIZFORZTJ0O.SMALL.jpg nickademuss Lets build a 500,000+ volt Van de Graaff generator!! I built this one in about a week, using scrap parts from a sewing machine and materials ordered from http://www.grainger.com/Grainger/wwg/start.shtml I have seen the larger machines in operation at my local science museum and this one does just ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2008 10:28:47 PST
High Voltage http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Voltage/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/JJHV/FNZABM90/FE4JJHVFNZABM90.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/JJHV/FNZABM90/FE4JJHVFNZABM90.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/JJHV/FNZABM90/FE4JJHVFNZABM90.SMALL.jpg Plasmana Most of us are quite fascinated by lighting storms...first you see a big flash, then you hear a tremendous BOOM! Sometimes you wish you could make your own sparks...well you can! With these Instructables you can make loud snapping sparks, arcs, plasma globes, impressive Jacobs' ladders, and you cou...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2008 11:09:00 PST
Make A Water Leyden Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Water-Leyden-Jar/
Make A Water Leyden Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/YRIR/FL611LNG/F78YRIRFL611LNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/YRIR/FL611LNG/F78YRIRFL611LNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/YRIR/FL611LNG/F78YRIRFL611LNG.SMALL.jpg Plasmana Here is another type of high voltage capacitors - a Salt Water Leyden Jar!Don't know what a leyden jar is? No worries! Read here on Wikipedia!The water leyden jar is easier to make than a normal leyden jar because putting foil tape perfectly on the inside of the container can be very difficult. If t...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2008 06:57:05 PDT
portable lightning take 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-lighting-take-2/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2008 13:27:18 PDT
How to build a simple Plasma Rifle aka Electrothermal Rifle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-simple-Plasma-Rifle-aka-Electrother/
How to build a simple Plasma Rifle aka Electrothermal Rifle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/2SSQ/FCEIOK0E/FM82SSQFCEIOK0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/2SSQ/FCEIOK0E/FM82SSQFCEIOK0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/2SSQ/FCEIOK0E/FM82SSQFCEIOK0E.SMALL.jpg geckowil In this Instructable we will show you how to build a simple electrothermal rifle that can shoot bbs using the plasma burst from a capacitive discharge. This design is easily scalable. If you use a higher voltage or larger capacity power supply you will be able to fire the projectile faster. Using on...
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Sun, 10 Feb 2008 11:43:10 PST
How To Make A Jacobs Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Jacobs-Ladder/
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