New Capacitor Order

From: 	Chuck Curran[SMTP:ccurran-at-execpc-dot-com]
Sent: 	Wednesday, June 18, 1997 6:56 PM
To: 	Tesla List
Subject: 	Re: New Capacitor Order

Tesla List wrote:
> Subject:  New Capacitor Order
>   Date:   Tue, 17 Jun 1997 17:45:38 -0400 (EDT)
>   From:   Esondrmn-at-aol-dot-com
>     To:   tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> I have about had it with C.P.  They still have not opened up the cap I
> sent
> them to find out why it shorted.
> I have been in contact with Tom Brown at Plastic Capacitors, Inc. about
> a
> small group purchase of a .030 mfd cap rated at 30 KV AC RMS, also rated
> at
> 54 KV DC.  The price will be $337.00 or maybe a bit less.  I have asked
> that
> they ship the units out UPS to each purchaser.
> Lead time is unfortunately 9 - 10 weeks ARO.  They are closed the first
> three
> weeks of July for vacation.  I want to get this order in before the end
> of
> June.
> Both of my C.P. caps have been sent back so I don't have them to look
> at.
>  What size connecting studs did we have on the last group purchase of
> the
> .025 mfd caps?  Maybe 3/8" or 1/2" ?
> Those who are seriously interested, please let me know.
> Ed Sonderman

I think you are making a good choice in going with Plastic Capacitors,
Inc.  Just for information, the original CP order came with 1/2-13
threaded studs.  The Plastic Capacitor product with the BNZ type number
actually doesn't use a stud(I'm guessing this is what Tom is
suggesting).  Mine came with about 1" brass Hexes sticking out the top
which then had a 3/8-16 threaded hole included.  I hope that clarifies
"one" of their types physical features.  I'm in good shape right now so
I won't order anything else, but it does look like a good plan for the

Chuck Curran
Cedarburg, WI