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Old 16-02-2007, 11:12 AM
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Very Interesting Aussie Site

Check this guy out he has a very interesting hobby
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http://tesladownunder.com/

He also has pics of Comet McNaught.

Bert

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Old 16-02-2007, 11:19 AM
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What an interesting site that is, what a great picture to be greeted with on his web site. Makes your hair stand up.
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Old 16-02-2007, 12:38 PM
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What an amazing fellow, I'd hate to have his electricity bill .

I am puzzled by the picture of him putting his hand into liquid Nitrogen. He describes it as a dangerous stunt and everything I was taught in school suggest that his fingers should have snap frozen and all break off and yet his fingers are all there.

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Old 16-02-2007, 01:05 PM
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that guy is nuts!!!! Wonderful stuff though
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Old 16-02-2007, 01:05 PM
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I have plunged my arm up to my elbow in liquid nitrogen! All is fine while there is a nice insulating layer of N2 gas around your hot skin. This lasts a few seconds then you start to freeze if you dont remove your arm.

Don't try this at home!

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Old 16-02-2007, 01:43 PM
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Inspirational!
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Old 16-02-2007, 02:03 PM
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Tesladownunder

I am the owner of that site.
I do astrophotography as well.
That is Mars about 2 feet above the Tesla coil

http://tesladownunder.com/Tesla18inch1st2.JPG
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Old 16-02-2007, 02:21 PM
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Welcome Tesla! Thanks for saying hello. Some scary crazy stuff going on over on your site.
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Old 16-02-2007, 02:22 PM
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That is one action-packed site! Nikola Tesla is one of my hero's.
Excellent site.
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Old 16-02-2007, 02:36 PM
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and Tesla, Hairy stuff! amazing and quite frightening
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Very exciting stuff that he dabbles in,

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Old 16-02-2007, 03:32 PM
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Thanks Bert for the explanation, needless to say I won't be trying that one.

Welcome Tesla to the group, it looks like you have some amazing stuff going on at your place.

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Old 16-02-2007, 06:42 PM
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Waaaaay cool!
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Old 16-02-2007, 08:12 PM
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I am the owner of that site.
I do astrophotography as well.
That is Mars about 2 feet above the Tesla coil

Mate you must have that extra spark for your love life.....
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Old 16-02-2007, 08:55 PM
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Welcome Tesladownunder, fascinating stuff!

But ... 80,000 amps? Hands in liquid nitrogen? 100 kilowatt coils? Hammering nails with a frozen banana?

I think I'll stick with astronomy. It's safer ... and saner.
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G'day Telsadownunder that is one *****in' web site fantastic
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An excellent high Voltage site.

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Old 17-02-2007, 01:21 PM
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I had a bit of a chuckle over Iceman's Avatar. First, flashes a picture of Saturn then, flashes a picture of Jupiter. I was sure that next he was going to flash a picture of Uranus...
Childish really.

Even domestic items have a discernible ring seen in the appropriate light - just like outer gas planets.

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Old 17-02-2007, 01:54 PM
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Suddenly, having a room full of telescopes seems quite sane.
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Old 17-02-2007, 02:33 PM
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Uranus jokes never get old, do they!?
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