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Ravenhill


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Location: Falmouth, Cornwall

Total posts: 47
Posted:http://www.ttr.com/model9_page2.htm
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Many uses have been found for Nikolai Tesla's genius.

I propose another one.

Just think, it'd be pretty cool with one spinner, arcs zapping from each poi head. But if you had two or three, they'd all link up and it'd be like a lightning show!

Any theoretical physicists on HoP? Wana bash together a prototype and post the pics? biggrin


They are guides. They are teachers. They are like Yoda, only smaller and on strings.

--Meenik on poi

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MikeIcon
GOLD Member since Mar 2003

MikeIcon

Pooh-Bah
Location: Philadelphia, PA - USA

Total posts: 2109
Posted:http://www.drmegavolt.com/
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I dunno if hes ever done poi... But I heard he uses a fluoro lightbulb tube and spins it like a staff while the electricity lights it up. There are also a few other groups who do this. Should research and talk to them.


Let's turn those old bridges we crossed into ashes.
We'll blaze a new trail,
and torch the rough patches.

-Me

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Igirisujin
SILVER Member since Jul 2005

Igirisujin

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Preston

Total posts: 2666
Posted:I thought Tesla coils would kill you if you got close to one when it went off?

Chief adviser to the Pharaoh, in one very snazzy mutli-coloured coat

'Time goes by so slowly for those who wait...' - Whatever Happend To Baby Madonna?

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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel


Total posts: 15414
Posted:Thats completely true...
as the pictures show... confused
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Mags The Jedi
GOLD Member since May 2004

Mags The Jedi

Fool
Location: Cornwall, UK

Total posts: 2020
Posted:Trust Joss to think of this...Though I bet Brad'll help you build it.

Lunatics. All o' ya! ubblol

devil


"I believe the cost of life is Death and we will all pay that in full. Everything else should be a gift. We paid the cover charge of life, we were born."

Bill Hicks, February 1988

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MikeIcon
GOLD Member since Mar 2003

MikeIcon

Pooh-Bah
Location: Philadelphia, PA - USA

Total posts: 2109
Posted:Megavolt wears a faraday (sp?) cage which conducts the electricity around him.

Let's turn those old bridges we crossed into ashes.
We'll blaze a new trail,
and torch the rough patches.

-Me

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Igirisujin
SILVER Member since Jul 2005

Igirisujin

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Preston

Total posts: 2666
Posted:Do you have to be wearing a faraday cage to be safe? what? lol someone tell me tongue

Chief adviser to the Pharaoh, in one very snazzy mutli-coloured coat

'Time goes by so slowly for those who wait...' - Whatever Happend To Baby Madonna?

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Location: Locked In Pigeons Chimney

Total posts: 893
Posted:Ahh the ultimate Command and Conquer defense (if you don't know what I mean by that then you need to play more games biggrin)

Could somebody stop the room please... I'd like to get off

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Mags The Jedi
GOLD Member since May 2004

Mags The Jedi

Fool
Location: Cornwall, UK

Total posts: 2020
Posted:Red Alert 2 rules...

devil


"I believe the cost of life is Death and we will all pay that in full. Everything else should be a gift. We paid the cover charge of life, we were born."

Bill Hicks, February 1988

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Just_Another_Clown


Just_Another_Clown

old hand
Location: London

Total posts: 965
Posted:I like the part in the game where you are able to turn the Eiffel Tower into a huge tesla coil biggrin

Q:"How many Jugglers Does it take to change a light bulb?"
A:"One, but another 99 others saying,'I could do that if I only practised more'" biggrin biggrin

Gate Keeper to Shocked_Prawn. None may pass.

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polarity
SILVER Member since May 2005

polarity

veteran
Location: on the wrong planet

Total posts: 1228
Posted:http://www.legion-elec.demon.co.uk/
My best friend from high school makes Tesla coils.


You aren't thinking or really existing unless you're willing to risk even your own sanity in the judgment of your existence.

Green peppers, lime pickle and whole-grain mustard = best sandwich filling.

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Ravenhill


member
Location: Falmouth, Cornwall

Total posts: 47
Posted:Well what are you waiting for Polarity?
In the name of HoP, every fire-spinner ever and Her Majesty, you MUST aquire for us these tesla poi.

I wanna Faraday cage and a 9 foot coil as well... reckon we can run that off the generator at Fal6?


They are guides. They are teachers. They are like Yoda, only smaller and on strings.

--Meenik on poi

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[Nx?]
BRONZE Member since Mar 2017

[Nx?]

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Europe,Scotland,Both

Total posts: 3749
Posted:humm, i think you should rename this thread 'tesla poi - (stupid)' wink

T wave


This is a post by tom, all spelling is deleberate
-><- Kallisti

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alien_oddity


alien_oddity

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: in the trees

Total posts: 7193
Posted: Written by: Mags The Jedi


Red Alert 2 rules...

devil




i just bought command and conquer X "the first decade" ubblove it's got every C&C game and add on pack ever clap


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Baccory
BRONZE Member since Feb 2006

Baccory

member
Location: Arana Hills, Brisbane, Queensl...

Total posts: 126
Posted:Ahahaha anyone ever remember spiderbasing and tesla coils? Yeh...that was a pain in the ass/great strategy depending who you were hehehe

C&C X sounds like *Drool*...i stopped playing after tiberian sun and before red alert two...i loved the original and red alert (with add ons) tiberian sun was pleasant but...i dunno lost a bit of the strategy...and i never got into anything after that...just call me oldschool.
Other old school real time strategies that rocked were KKND, Z (ahhhh real time strategy and drinking robots...the hilarity) but the mother of all Dark Reign...i loved that game (the sequel just sucked monkey b***s though) Any know of these little gems?


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EnderWiggin
BRONZE Member since Apr 2006

EnderWiggin

Member
Location: southern Rhode Island

Total posts: 8
Posted:Ahhh...is there anything more satisfying than the zzzapp...zzzapp...zzzapp...zzzapp sound of a squashed infantry incursion.

"You spin me right round, baby right round like a record baby, right round round round"

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alien_oddity


alien_oddity

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: in the trees

Total posts: 7193
Posted:eek what about dune 2........ it was out even before C&C came out AND>.............. westwood studios created that too biggrin

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Location: Locked In Pigeons Chimney

Total posts: 893
Posted:Sweet. I derailed a thread without even trying biggrin

Could somebody stop the room please... I'd like to get off

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alien_oddity


alien_oddity

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: in the trees

Total posts: 7193
Posted:ubblol noodles

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pricklyleaf
SILVER Member since Mar 2005

pricklyleaf

with added berries
Location: Manchester

Total posts: 1365
Posted:wow, it would be amazing if you could do this. Or you could make a telsa rope dart. Wow, I'm drooling at the thought. biggrin

Live like there is no tomorrow,
dance like nobody is watching
and hula hoop like wiggling will save the world.

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Ravenhill


member
Location: Falmouth, Cornwall

Total posts: 47
Posted:Dune 2?

Try Dune, the original RTS game. Had it on the mega drive... you couldn't group select units mad

I hearby surrender this thread to a mass Soviet tesla trooper invasion.

All my base are belong to you.


They are guides. They are teachers. They are like Yoda, only smaller and on strings.

--Meenik on poi

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