LFT: Construction

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Here are the construction tips on how to make yourself a Life Field Transformer device, or LFT, which is basically the same as a möbius resistor, but we are using it as a free standing device. It is very simple, and anyone can make one. Patrick Flanagan, who made the Earth Resonance Generator in the 1970’s, used a one layer möbius coil, which was left twisted. He stressed that the left twisted möbius coil is positive for life system, and the right twisted möbius coil is negative. Although the LFT is a two layer möbius coil (with a separation layer in between), I make all my LFT’s  left twisted.

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What you need:thin copper sheet, used for flashing from the hardware store, or from an art craft store.

You can also use aluminum flashing.

constr02A good pair of scissors that can handle the metal sheet. constr03Tape, here I am using a multi-purpose black duct tape. You can use other kinds of tape, as long as it is strong enough to hold the metal pieces together.The picture at the top of the page shows LFT’s with transparent tape. constr04

Draw two lines on the metal sheets, the length and width of the strips you want. Here the strips are 3/4 inch wide (2 cm) and 12 inches long (30.5 cm). That will give you a LFT with a diameter of appr. 3 inches.

If you want one that you can stick in your pocket, use 8 inches (15 cm) long and 1/2 to 3/4 inches wide (1.5-2 cm).

Other sizes:

8″ (20cm) long and 3/4′ (2cm) wide

19″ (48 cm) and 1 1/2″ (4 cm) wide

37 ” (94 cm) and 2″ (5cm) wide

The wider you get for a certain length the more difficult it is to make the twist.

constr05Cut the metal strips. Be careful! Metal edges can cut your flesh easily. constr06Cut one strip of paper, wax paper, plastic or similar material.Make the paper strip a little wider than the copper strips. This is to avoid the copper strips from touching each other. constr07Before you put the strips together, you may want to smooth the edges of the copper. Here I amusing the wooden ruler. Just go back and forth over the edges. Copper is soft, and it can easily be smoothed. constr08Put the paper strip on top of one of the copper strips. constr09Put the second copper strip on top. constr10aAlthough I did do it in this example, you might want to tape the strips together at a couple of places before bending and twisting them. This will prevent the strips from moving. constr11aNow you have two copper strips separated by the paper strip. The following pictures are taken as if viewed from my eyes, that is, I am located at the bottom of the pictures. That is important for when you have to twist the strips. constr10

The left hand always stays were it is, it does not move.The right hand has to twist the strips anti-clockwise. We call this a left twist.

The arrows show the movement of the right hand.

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The two corners of the strips will move in the directions of the arrows.

constr13After having turned the right hand and the metal strip end in it anti-clockwise 180 degrees, they will line up with the left end of the strips in the left hand. Slide the end over each other in such a way that the bottom copper strip ends touch each other, the top copper strip ends touch each other and the two paper strips ends are in between. constr14Clarification of the two upper copper strip ends touching each other. The same for the lower ends. Make sure the paper ends are in the middle, an not between the two upper or lower copper ends. constr14bTake the piece of tape that you have cut in advance. constr15Tape the ends together. Fold the tape around and around. It takes a little practice to keep the ends lined up with one hand, while the other hand puts the tape on. constr16The finished result. constr18Also, be careful when handling the LFT, as the sharp metal edges still can cut you.constr17

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