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Tesla coil capacitor? Answered

Made a Lynden jar capacitor and my TC won't spark at the gap but I can hear my capacitor trying to work what do I do

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steveastroukBest Answer (author)2013-06-09

Look at the cap in the dark. I suspect its leaking.

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Ok tonight would that be because of the inner stuff. And if I make more than one would I set them on metal and splice the tops leads or wire bottom to top

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wiccakingkamui (author)2013-06-09

see in pic angle spring and coil spring made of copper this magnetic held charge but I don't know that a 5k volt transformer can run without this

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