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Re: primary tap construction

Original poster: "Terry Fritz" <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>

Hi Bill,

Loose fuse clips like DigiKey # F038-ND work great with a short 6-32 screw:


I have a ton of them so shoot me your address off list and I can send you some.



At 10:36 PM 5/10/2001 -0400, you wrote:
>I can't seem to figure out a way to build a good solid primary tap
>connection that isn't so bulky as to nearly short the 1/4" gap between
>turns.  How heavy does the tap need to be?  It seems silly (to my
>limited intuition - this is my first coil) to have some skimpy clip
>device on such a heavy coil (1/4" tubing).  Also, how heavy should the
>wire that leads to the tap be?  If possible, would it be OK to just use
>1/4" copper tubing for the whole circuit, i.e. primary to cap, cap to
>spark gap, and spark gap to primary tap, all the same 1/4" tubing?
>	Thanks,
>	Bill