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Mini tesla coil? Answered

Is it possible to make a small tesla coil with a toilet paper roll for the secondary coil?

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The MadScientist

Best Answer 8 years ago

I suppose it is but I wouldn't recommend a toilet paper roll it's simply not a good material for it just get a small piece of PVC or even a glass jar could be used anything other than a toilet paper roll also non conductible or flammable.

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josh1324The MadScientist

Answer 8 years ago

when you say a glass jar, do you mean a jam jar, or just a little tiny jar?

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The MadScientist

8 years ago

That depends on what size you want your coil they are both usable I think Nikola Tesla built his first coil around a glass jar.