Very Kool!!!! I'll give that a shot!!! Thanx. Man I love this forum!!!!
I work with commercial wiring and I had a spool of heavy gauge solid copper wire, stuff is almost worth its weight in gold nowadays, but its the same diameter as the resistance piece, I think if you head to a hardware store, Lowes, Home Depot or an electrical supplier they will cut you off a foot for a dollar or two.
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