New steel electrodes for 18KV Jacob's Ladder

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New steel electrodes for 18KV Jacob's Ladder

Post by 5chn3ll » Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:50 am

My ghetto Jacob's Ladder got an upgrade - I had been using aluminum electrodes because they're lightweight. I had some round steel stock left over from part of the ebike build, so I hacked it in half and screwed it to the leads. The color is boring, but the ladder works really well. I may add a 2 megaohm starter resistor to make it more reliable and push the gap out a little further.


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Re: New steel electrodes for 18KV Jacob's Ladder

Post by 32wildbilly » Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:21 pm

5chn3ll wrote:
Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:50 am
My ghetto Jacob's Ladder got an upgrade - I had been using aluminum electrodes because they're lightweight. I had some round steel stock left over from part of the ebike build, so I hacked it in half and screwed it to the leads. The color is boring, but the ladder works really well. I may add a 2 megaohm starter resistor to make it more reliable and push the gap out a little further.

Damn! You sure do some weird sh!t!
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Re: New steel electrodes for 18KV Jacob's Ladder

Post by Kalashnikov » Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:09 pm

If a So Cal smog technician turns up severely tortured with signs of extreme electricution...i will phone on an anonymous tip.

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Re: New steel electrodes for 18KV Jacob's Ladder

Post by 5chn3ll » Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:34 pm

What's it gonna cost me for you to keep quiet, Kalashnikov?

I have a slightly used barbecue you might be interested in - it's a bit "warm," if you get my drift, but otherwise, it's a verra nice.

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