Grounding/spark Gaps/Caps

Hi its Tab,
>From what i know these are the things that i should ground: 
Safety gap for transformer
Safety gap for capacitor
Strike rail for primary
Secondary Coil
>From some replies to my last e-mails i have decided not to use chokes. Are
there any that i have missed and do i need a seperate ground for each one?
how far do they need to be in order to stop the area's they use (in the
ground) in terms of how far the current goes, from interfearing with each
I have been going over the feasability of actually building components of a
coil in terms of the tools available to me. I first considered the spark
gap and chose to go with the RQ static (cylindrical version) gap. But after
building some practice ones and going over the building procedure in my
head i decided that it wouldn't work. I had the same problem when i changed
the design to the same gap but this time on a flat peice of PVC or
somthing. I have finaly decided to build the RQ air blast gap since people
say it's better than an RSG, can be used for high power coils (dont intend
to build one.... yet :-) and is easier to build. Can i just use a simple
nut and bolt to make the electrodes and put them into siutable materials
Wood (sealed).
I heard somwhere that a capacitor plate should never touch a dielectric
sheet. This has confused me so could anyone put me in the right direction. 


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