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nystevecf

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I know it is a bad idea to mix metals for this so my question is this, would the copper ground wire in electrical be safe to use in keeping the coils stiff?
 

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That is copper so you're not mixing metals. You building your own or re-enforcing a store bought model?
 
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That is copper so you're not mixing metals. You building your own or re-enforcing a store bought model?
I know in theory im not, but kinda wondering if the ground wire is really pure copper. I know it looks it when you cut it but wasnt 100% sure.

Built my own, 60ft with a center and outer coil. Cooled down 4 gallons yesterday in under 10 min, talk about happy!
 

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I know most grounding rods are not copper, just copper coated, but copper wire should be good.
 

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I just took a section of 14 gauge Romex and stripped all the insulation off. Works fine.
 
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