Re: primary hook up (fwd)

From: 	Malcolm Watts[SMTP:MALCOLM-at-directorate.wnp.ac.nz]
Sent: 	Sunday, December 21, 1997 4:16 PM
To: 	Tesla List
Subject: 	Re: primary hook up (fwd)

Hi Kevin,

> Date: Sat, 20 Dec 1997 09:55:06 -0500
> From: Kevin Wahila <wawa-at-spectra-dot-net>
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: primary hook up
> What is a good means to make a secure connection to the primary coil?  I
> have a 1/4" Cu tubing primary.  Up until now I have just been using
> plain old alligator clips.  Is there anything that can fit snuggly
> around it?

One method I use is to drill a small hole in the tube and screw the 
connecting lug onto the tubing using a self-tapper. Good for low - 
medium power.