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Old 05-27-2018, 11:29 PM
Danny B Danny B is offline
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sparks

I have a related question. I built the Tesla hairpin. Naturally, I put everything in the spark gap just for the hell of it. When I put a Neo magnet in the spark gap, The spark became VERY noisy. The other thing that I noticed was; tiny little points of light, short-lived and random near the primary arc. Like a tiny speck of magnesium was being vaporized.
This only happened with a neo magnet in the gap. I don't think that it was the plating on the magnet.
Any theories?
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