On 2/10/2012 3:44 PM, Jim Lux wrote:
> On 2/10/12 10:27 AM, James C. Hall, MD wrote:
>> Interesting - what about using copper split bolts on that ring of 1-0 copper
>> ? No soldering. Multiple radials under one bolt, too.
> or if you're into soldering, what about gathering all the bare ends of
> the wires together, shoving them into a short length of copper pipe
> (like a coupling), and flood the whole thing with suitable hard solder.
> The round plate thing is really more of an aesthetic issue than a
> functional one.
It's one of convenience. Also, soldered connections tend to break more
often. That's why they won't let us use solder connections in airplanes
where there's lots of vibration.
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