Instructables: exploring - technology - science - voltage - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:58:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to build a simple Plasma Rifle aka Electrothermal Rifle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-simple-Plasma-Rifle-aka-Electrother/
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Sun, 10 Feb 2008 11:43:10 PST
Making Lichtenberg Figures in Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Lichtenberg-Figures-in-Wood/
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By: austiwawa

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Mon, 2 May 2016 17:43:32 PDT
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...
By: HazzWold1993

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Thu, 18 Feb 2010 03:12:38 PST
How to: High current Microwave oven Transformer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-High-current-Microwave-oven-Transformer/
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By: HazzWold1993

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Fri, 19 Feb 2010 01:26:11 PST
High voltage ignition coil supply http://www.instructables.com/id/High-voltage-ignition-coil-supply/
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By: skuitarman

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Mon, 2 Mar 2009 13:08:36 PST
high voltage joule thief! http://www.instructables.com/id/high-voltage-joule-thief/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2009 09:09:45 PDT
How to make a Voltage multiplier http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Voltage-multiplier/
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By: Mudbud

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Wed, 2 Mar 2011 12:57:15 PST
Build a World's Smallest Electronic Shocker! version 2.5 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-the-worlds-smallest-shocker-wLED/
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By: Plasmana

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Fri, 22 May 2009 12:09:45 PDT
Microwave Oven Transformer High Voltage Rig http://www.instructables.com/id/Microwave-Oven-Transformer-High-Voltage-Rig/
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By: DevCoder

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Sun, 1 Feb 2009 19:24:11 PST
How To Make A Jacobs Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Jacobs-Ladder/
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By: fatboyslim

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Fri, 28 Dec 2007 02:00:18 PST
How To Build A Spark Gap Tesla Coil (SGTC) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Spark-Gap-Tesla-Coil-SGTC/
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By: Xellers

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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 18:11:31 PDT
Pipe Dream: A Low Voltage Tesla Coil or 'Slayer Exciter' http://www.instructables.com/id/Pipe-Dream-A-Low-Voltage-Tesla-Coil-or-Slayer-Exci/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:43:45 PDT
Make A Water Bottle Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Water-Bottle-Capacitor/
Make A Water Bottle Capacitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/J1P5/FLQALYBU/F5PJ1P5FLQALYBU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/J1P5/FLQALYBU/F5PJ1P5FLQALYBU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/J1P5/FLQALYBU/F5PJ1P5FLQALYBU.SMALL.jpg Plasmana Do you have loads of water or soda or frizzy bottles everywhere in your house and want to use them for something good?Well, here is one good use of them, make a High Voltage Water Bottle Capacitor! The bottle capacitor is very similar to the Water Leyden Jar I made a while ago, but the only differen...
By: Plasmana

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Tue, 30 Sep 2008 15:09:32 PDT
500,000 volt Van de Graaff Generator Using Cheap Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/900000-volt-Van-de-Graaff-Generator-using-cheap-p/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2008 10:28:47 PST
The Simple Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simple-Tesla-Coil/
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Fri, 4 Nov 2011 14:28:12 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-/
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By: Xellers

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Sat, 20 Aug 2011 22:34:19 PDT
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...
By: Xellers

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Tue, 12 Jan 2010 13:42:25 PST
Make A Water Leyden Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Water-Leyden-Jar/
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By: Plasmana

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Wed, 17 Sep 2008 06:57:05 PDT
DIY Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Capacitor/
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By: _Sean_

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Sat, 23 Feb 2008 18:56:52 PST