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Re: SW cap jumpers
Original poster: "marc metlicka by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <mystuffs-at-orwell-dot-net>
This might work better, Copper tends to dissolve into the sw with hv.
(settles on the bottom of the jar) try it, might be worth it?
Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> Hi all,
> I most probably will build a Geek Group SW bucket cap for the heck of it
> and to try out.
> My question is this, do any of you see any issues using solid core(non
> flux core) solder
> used as a jumper wire between bottles? I have tons of it, it is easy to
> manipulate, and I would think
> it would be less likely to corrode in a SW environment.
> I did an experiment today using it, some solid copper and some stranded
> copper wire at work.
> I put them all in a SW bath and checked resistance between the solution
> and the leads. In
> other words one probe in the SW and one on the wire outside the
> I found them all pretty equal with the solder actually a bit less than
> the other two.
> SO.. would the solder be ok or no?
> Jim Layton