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Found this image of a "back to the future" display board I designed for someone years ago.

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Might as well throw in some solid state tesla coil driver boards I designed and built..

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This is how proper power supplies are built :lol:

Mains resonance charging 8-)

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Forgot I built this adjustable phase rotary spark gap.

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Just arrived:

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I know it's not quite as exciting as the @exxos method, but I like my face, limbs and body the way they are :)
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rubber_jonnie wrote: Tue Oct 25, 2022 1:31 pm Just arrived:
I know it's not quite as exciting as the @exxos method, but I like my face, limbs and body the way they are :)
Well you're no fun then :lol:

My piston is a bit rubbish. Each time I get up it like jams and then shots up with a thud. The old one did that but some 3in1 oil fixed it. But this one I gave up and just let it down as far as it would go , so it doesn't move now. Pretty rubbish piston :(
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exxos wrote: Tue Oct 25, 2022 1:35 pm
rubber_jonnie wrote: Tue Oct 25, 2022 1:31 pm Just arrived:
I know it's not quite as exciting as the @exxos method, but I like my face, limbs and body the way they are :)
Well you're no fun then :lol:

My piston is a bit rubbish. Each time I get up it like jams and then shots up with a thud. The old one did that but some 3in1 oil fixed it. But this one I gave up and just let it down as far as it would go , so it doesn't move now. Pretty rubbish piston :(
Is that the one in the video with the melted button on top? I'm surprised it hasn't fired you into the ceiling!!
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rubber_jonnie wrote: Tue Oct 25, 2022 1:39 pm Is that the one in the video with the melted button on top? I'm surprised it hasn't fired you into the ceiling!!
That was the old one when I was trying to get the broken metal bit off the end!

Got my 7" one from evilbay. Garbage things https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/323014138309 ... 2149460420
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exxos wrote: Tue Oct 25, 2022 1:48 pm
rubber_jonnie wrote: Tue Oct 25, 2022 1:39 pm Is that the one in the video with the melted button on top? I'm surprised it hasn't fired you into the ceiling!!
That was the old one when I was trying to get the broken metal bit off the end!

Got my 7" one from evilbay. Garbage things https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/323014138309 ... 2149460420
Righto.

Got mine from Amazon, need to get it done soon, my chair is dropping at the rate of 1" per hour or faster!!
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Onto the STE booster spacers.

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tesla supply looks properly scary
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