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The "Forgotten" Coil and its Variations

August, 2004

Larry_the_Dwarf emailed me with the idea for this coil in Dec/03. It's a flat SBB coil with its ends pulled into a Big Secret shape. I made one, posted about it, then forgot about it. Forgot to put it on my web page. (To tell the truth, couldn't think of any compelling qualties about it.) Even later forgot who told me about it. Then one day I was cleaning up my cabin (a rare occurrence) and I found this dusty forgotten coil:

the Forgotten Coil

Well, I had just been working with Little Secret coils as radiative devices on a wire circuit, so now I grabbed the forgotten coil by each end to see how it responded to my chi, and realized we had another keeper.
However, the white one above is too stretched-out and gangly for use outside of orgonite.
This coil's energy seems best when it's compressed like this one on the right.
Energy-sensitivity is very helpful on this family of coils. Compress it slightly too much, and the energy goes way down, too.
It is an OK coil, easy to make. Not bad as a radiative coil hooked up with alligator clips to a frequency source.

This one is 4 gauge wire, 53.3".

Incidentally, my secret to working with such heavy wire is that I anneal it first (soften by heating).

Enter the "double trouble" coil. This is 2 of the above coils joined as one. One begins, as in a loohan coil, by dividing the wire length in 4. (Remember the discussion of lengths on the coil info page.) Then one makes the S one fourth of the way from each end. This is not so hard to do. Bend the small end on each side either CW or CCW ascending.

This coil is far superior to the single one. There is a tuning fork effect on the spacing; best to get them close together.

I like this coil a lot. It can be used in many ways. It works real well hooked up in a circuit. Shown here with a 3-potentiometer tuner.

It's OK by itself or can be used to hold nice rocks. Smaller one shown here with satin kyanite chunks. I like to put the rocks in it and clip it into my earth battery circuit as well.

Another great thing is to simply hold one half of the bare coil in each hand, and let it feed on your own energy; might have healing applications.

The eyeglass coil (gotta have a name for everything) would be the version that has the 2 sides wound opposite of each other.

Quite nice, actually. One top "cup" is more receptive, one more radiative.

Now, comparing to the Double Trouble coil, the following coil is almost identical to make; it's just where the 2 halves meet that there is a rotational difference, basically. I call this one the potbelly coil. Somewhat reminiscent of a "pot-bellied" wood stove. This coil also is great in a circuit. However, especially if you want to use it not in a circuit, it is better to make it with an opposite wind than this depiction; much stronger energy for some reason when used as a a stand-alone passive coil.
Again, proper compactness is important for this coil; about as depicted.

Here are 3 with the "proper" direction of wind: come up and CCW with those ends! This size is nice to hold, one in each hand.

These coils will be stronger on one end, because the wire itself comes that way. Even if depolarized with Sally Water or something, one end will be stronger.
Update: not yet depicted, but I found that making the central S a bit larger on these makes them energetically stronger. This results in a coil that looks less pot-bellied and more cylindrical.

For suspending from another wire from the center, I think the CW-up version is better, though.

A unique oddity about the potbelly coil... well, actually it originates in the Forgotten coil: a forgotten coil will wind one way below the central S, and the opposite way above it. This is quite unlike a Big Secret or Little Secret coil.
So, this potbelly, for example, has the end sections CW, and the mid-section CCW. So, what is the path a postulated "particle" of subtle energy would take? The coil will have a yang end and a yin end, due to the inherent directionality in the raw wire. So it would go from the yin tip, CW through the first t'ai chi or yin-yang center, and indeed, yang will change to yin here, in a sense. It will then travel CCW until it reverses the direction again at the second yin-yang.

Potbelly coil containing rutilated smokey chlorite quartz ball.

One funny thing about making the potbelly coil is that you need to start the second one at a 90 degree angle from where you want it to end up. Somehow, when I make that second S, it distorts the relationship with the other coil by that much. The picture depicts the right way to do this: if the first coil is resting on a plane as shown, then you want to bend up from that plane to form the S.
At least this holds true if making it with the ends CCW, as I prefer.

Goof-ups: It's easy to screw up somewhere along the line and end up with oddities like this one to the right, but actually this coil will work fine in a circuit. Far better, however, is to bend it over 90 degrees into what I call a T-coil which may not look like much, but has superior energy.

I have not yet tried any of the coils on this page in orgonite.

Here are a double trouble coil and a potbelly coil within an oscillating circuit coil. None of the coils touch. The potbelly and double-trouble are wired in to my CB array 1-cell earth battery circuit.