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15. It's handy to light a bulb if you're not close to the switch.
Sun Mar 10, 2024, 04:53 PM
Mar 2024

Of course, the bulb will only continue to light while the coil is activated and pointed at it.

Otherwise, I dunno. One of the physics geeks should be along shortly...

Anyone know what this is? [View all] Archae Mar 2024 OP
Engraver? (nt) petronius Mar 2024 #1
I don't think so. Archae Mar 2024 #3
Electric arc engravers don't rotate Hermit-The-Prog Mar 2024 #22
Self defense Bucky Mar 2024 #2
Love things like this, Arne Mar 2024 #4
Wood burning tool ? Karadeniz Mar 2024 #5
GMTA...:) Wounded Bear Mar 2024 #8
Wood burning tool? Wounded Bear Mar 2024 #6
A better pic of the label might be helpful unblock Mar 2024 #7
Can't get a decent picture of the label, it;s too small. Archae Mar 2024 #12
Here we go: unblock Mar 2024 #17
Thanks, but what do they mean by "holidays?" Archae Mar 2024 #19
- unblock Mar 2024 #21
Ooh right, I like the fire starter guess unblock Mar 2024 #9
Tesla Coil OilemFirchen Mar 2024 #10
What would it be used on? Archae Mar 2024 #13
It's handy to light a bulb if you're not close to the switch. OilemFirchen Mar 2024 #15
For testing Flux Capacitors Brother Buzz Mar 2024 #16
good for testing neon tubes ... surrealAmerican Mar 2024 #20
A soldering iron Goddessartist Mar 2024 #11
A sex toy. nt doc03 Mar 2024 #14
OK...just this once i wanna watch. ret5hd Mar 2024 #18
I'm agreeing with post #11. It looks like a hand held soldering iron to me. Niagara Mar 2024 #23
Some called it correctly: it's a hand-held Tesla coil for testing neon/argon lighting ZoltarSpeaks Mar 2024 #24
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