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Response to oldhippie (Reply #8)

Wed Oct 30, 2013, 09:01 PM

20. The trick is inductors and capacitors...

That's what makes spark plugs spark. I'm not up on my high voltage physics, but very short gigawatt pulses don't seem unapproachable.

If I put some thought into it I think I could throw a pretty long spark with a car battery.

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