Use of transformers/ignition coils in a coil gun. Answered
I've seen a couple of suggestions that an ignition coil, or a decent sizes transformer set up in a similar way, can be discharged into the coil of a coil gun, it the place of the usual capacitor bank.
The main advantages seem to be a much faster recharge time, no need to create 200+V, and the availability of parts.
I only have 540uF worth of capacitors at 200V, which should work for a small gun, but I have several large transformers, and a crate full of ignition coils.
Does anyone know of any reasons why this would not work, or any modifications needed to make this setup work?
Thanks in advance for any replies.