Re: Spark Gap Construction Questions

> Also, would a RQ style gap be too much for a 12KV, 60 mA NST
> powersupply?
> What would be the best electrodes for it? I have tons of stuff laying
> around, steel bolts, rebar, 12 AWG copper, thin peices of iron (from
> an ignition coil), sheet metal, aluminum flashing, more.
> Thanks in advance.
> Chris.

Nope. RQ worked better with my NST 15K/60mA! I used 8 pieces of 1-1/4"
copper tubing connectors (precut to 2" long at hardware store) gapped at
.040 each. I shorted a couple out till I had it in tune.

Bob Volk