To each his own. But from my point of view if there was to be anything
gained the tube manufacturer would have put fins on that part of the tube.
I would also guess that they would have had the fins in the proper
orientation to air flow with air blowing thru the fins and not across them.
I suppose pure silver power cords will be the next fad here.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On
> Behalf Of robert briggs
> Sent: Friday, August 24, 2007 8:54 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [Amps] Heat Dissapating 8877 HV Plate Caps
> Interesting to note all the crapola over the heat dissapating caps.In a
> number of HFamplifiers I have built I have used these caps on metal
> ceramic tubes.Whats wrong with a bit of extra metal to assist with the
> radiation.The other plus factor is those caps make an excellent attachment
> point for HT and suppressors.Works for me and full marks to Ron for
> Bob VK3ZL........
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