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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?
Take care
Marc M.

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
> container.
> 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
> http://www.jlproduction-dot-com/Tesla.html
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