Re: Beer Gaps

>Subject: Beer Gaps
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>simple tungsten carbide gaps I've been using work well for low voltage
>supplies but are pretty hopeless for higher voltages. Then having made
>up my mind, I cast an eye round the garage, looked at a pile of cans 
>in the rubbish tin, and had an idea. Has any body tried using beer
>cans in a cylindrical gap? Benefits : large radius of curvature, 
>recessed ends, and just think of the fun of preparing new electrodes
>while watching the old ones do their job! 

YES, and then we can research which brand makes the best electrodes!
Given all the new breweries popping up, Years of research ahead! ;)