Re: alternative static spark gaps???

Hi Bryan,

> Original Poster: Bryan St <warp27-at-juno-dot-com> 
> Hello guys
> I was flipping through MOUSER and saw the little flash tubes that they
> have.  The big ones can handle 250 w/s and trigger at 6kv.  Could this
> make a decent spark gap for a small TC(such as a flyback-driven)? And
> what about using car spark plugs(carbon cables removed)? Bryan

They work but are terribly lossy and will heat very quickly.