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Re: primary tap construction~
Original poster: "Jason Petrou by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <jasonp-at-btinternet-dot-com>
You can use jumper clips, but I use welding clips. They are a better shape
:) For cable use 40KV rated HV cable or neon sign cable.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Sent: Sunday, May 27, 2001 4:02 AM
Subject: Re: primary tap construction~
> Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> In a message dated 5/11/01 06:49:28 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> tesla-at-pupman-dot-com writes:
> > > 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?
> > Use a clip from an arc welder - they work an absolute treat. If possible
> > a really big one - looks better and there is less chance of it getting
> > Once you have found the tuning point I solder on the tap - If it needs
> > retuning (i.e. bigger tranny, topload, etc) then you can just unsloder
> > again!
> Could I use Jumpercable clips?
> Jonathon Reinhart