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Re: plastic homebrew caps

Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <A123X-at-aol-dot-com>

Glass bottles are usually thicker than plastic bottles so it would make the 
capacitance change less. Still a glass bottle would have more capacitance. 

In a message dated 5/14/01 10:43:48 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
tesla-at-pupman-dot-com writes: 

> Hi 
> The PETE would be as lossy as the glass, and would tend to puncture. 
> The HDPE or PP would be fine, but since the dielectric constant is 
> about 2 instead of somewhere around 8 for glass, you will need a lot 
> more similarly sized bottles to get the same capacity you would get 
> with glass. 
> later