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Build Your Own Air Variable Capacitors!

Discussion in 'Home Brew' started by BOOTY MONSTER, Aug 29, 2011.

  1. just in case someone ever wants to roll their own here .....


  2. HomerBB

    HomerBB Sr. Member

    Jan 4, 2009
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    I've considered doing this, but keep finding things to do that have bigger parts on them, like LOOONG antennas. ;)

    I've considered using those round metal disc that are used to hold down felt paper before the shingles go on the roof for the round parts, and inexpensive metal flashing for the square parts. All thread rod, nuts, and cheap Plexiglas are all available at The Home Depot. It looks like a great indoor project when the weather turns cold.

    The link is in my bookmarks waiting for that cold shut-in day.
  3. RickC.

    RickC. Hopeless antenna junkie

    Mar 30, 2009
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    I wish I had that kind of time! Sure wouldn't be using it to build capacitors, though.

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