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Old 03-26-2012, 08:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Bizzy View Post
Good morning
In looking over the Jes Ascanius radiant collector as found at

I have a question I thought someone here on the forum might be able to answer. In the link provided when it describes the aluminum plate it doesn't say that it should be insulated as Tesla mentioned. So my question is should the plate be insulated or not?
By the photograph of the aluminium plate, Patrick says that it is
suspended with nylon threads to keep it insulated.

I have had limited success with the basic Tesla idea before breakfast
but not much success later in the day. I might try this variant.
Thanks for mentioning it, Bizzy.
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