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Re: Copper pipe spark gap variant

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

In a message dated 5/21/01 8:18:08 AM Eastern Daylight Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com 

> Has anyone tried a SRSG using an insulating disk with holes or slots cut in
>  it to allow electrodes mounted on each side (very close) to arc across?  A
>  friend of mine suggested it and I may try it in the future.  Is this
>  feasible?


It will tend to develop carbon arcs along the disc slot or hole which will 
short it
out.  Not recommended.

John Freau