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Re: Terry's DRSSTC

Original poster: "Jim Lux" <jimlux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

----- Original Message ----- From: "Tesla list" <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> To: <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2005 7:28 PM Subject: Re: Terry's DRSSTC

> Original poster: "Paul B. Brodie" <pbbrodie@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > > Terry, > Thanks for your prompt response. How do you join the ends of your toroid? I > put two slits down the sides of one end and compressed it just enough to > slide about one inch of it inside the other end. I then took aluminum duct > tape and sealed this joint as smoothly as I could. Someone else told me to > "sew" the ends together with small gauge copper wire but this looks like it > would be incredibly difficult to line up and keep in line while sewing, > especially if attempted alone by some sucker who is legally blind! {:-) Any > advice is welcome. Anyone else care to tell how they connect the ends of > their toroids? > Paul Brodie

ALuminum tape is your friend. Don't sweat it. Hook it together any old way,
slap some tape on, and make sparks.