Re: Primary Materials (fwd)

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Date: Mon, 20 Jul 1998 14:04:04 +0930
From: Mark Finnis <mefinnis-at-medicine.adelaide.edu.au>
To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Subject: Re: Primary Materials (fwd)

At 09:25 PM 19/07/98 -0600, you wrote:
>Once again a fledgling coiler has yet another question. Yesterday I made my
>flat pancake coil form out of four pieces of 1/2 inch PVC mounted radially
>on some painted plywood. After making my coilform, I tried winding the
>thing with thin-wall 1/4 copper tubing. I had trouble. The tubing kept
>kinking and never formed a good circle. After struggling with about 6 turns
>I called it quits and removed the tubing. Yesterday's fiasco has swayed me
>to winding the primary with coax.

Did you get ANNEALED copper tubing ????

If you didn't this is the reason.