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Handheld VDG on Instructables March 2, 2010

Filed under: Uncategorized — jethomson @ 11:17 am

I just posted an instructable on how to make a handheld Van de Graaff generator similar to the Fun Fly Stick. Follow this link to instructables’ site or download the pdf to read all about it.

Here’s a short video of a light bulb taped to the collector of the VDG. When a spark is drawn through the bulb the argon inside turns into a violet-blue plasma.


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