Re: Set up outside again
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Subject: Re: Set up outside again
Date: Tue, 10 Oct 1995 10:58:05 -0400
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In a message dated 95-10-06 21:09:50 EDT, tesla-at-grendel.objinc-dot-com writes:
>> I have also thought about buying some .031 poly sheet and
>> wrapping the secondary with several layers clear up to the
>> bottom of the toroid. This wouldn't look too cool - but would
>> it work?
>Yes, it works. I have had good luck in the past with regular
>plastic food cling wrap ("saran wrap"). You probably have a roll
>in the kitchen right now. It might take a few wraps but this
>stuff is easy to apply, cheap, available, high-Q, and has a good
>dielectric strength. Combined with the other fixes we discussed,
>it should solve the problem.
I bought three rolls yesterday. It is Glad cling wrap. I think it is 33 yds
by 12.0". It will take three rolls with a few inches of overlap to cover the
secondary all the way up to the toroid. I did not realize this stuff is
polyethylene - says so right on the box.