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    09-17-2017, 01:08 AM
    62vauxhall replied to a thread Resistor behavior in General DIY
    Yes, scarce indeed. When I started frequenting them, there were four I used to hit. One went all gung-ho with metal detectors and prospecting...
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    09-16-2017, 10:52 PM
    62vauxhall replied to a thread Resistor behavior in General DIY
    Well, that high was short lived but good point. No more on this particular board but reviewing the parts list, there are some scattered around...
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    09-16-2017, 10:07 PM
    62vauxhall replied to a thread Resistor behavior in General DIY
    Well, encouragement so far. Put in that ceramic monolithic and resistor R27 stayed cool to the touch so thanks to one and all. Still blows me...
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    09-16-2017, 06:14 PM
    62vauxhall replied to a thread Resistor behavior in General DIY
    Needed some shrink tube so drove "into town" to get some. I should know better than to do that mid morning on a Saturday. An hour and a half round...
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    09-16-2017, 03:12 AM
    62vauxhall replied to a thread Resistor behavior in General DIY
    So, can I or should I replace a tantalum with an electrolytic? My understanding was that tantalum's were used where space was restricted. I happen...
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    09-16-2017, 01:42 AM
    62vauxhall replied to a thread Resistor behavior in General DIY
    If it matters, C22 is brand new, I replaced it. Also tested (diode test function) both Q20 & 21 out of circuit which were OK. C29 baffled me. ...
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    09-15-2017, 09:11 PM
    62vauxhall replied to a thread Resistor behavior in General DIY
    All righty then - nothing ventured, nothing gained. I'll hook up that board completely over the weekend and see what happens. At least I can now...
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    09-15-2017, 12:18 AM
    62vauxhall replied to a thread Resistor behavior in General DIY
    Negative - not running. Nothing currently connected to that board at all except wires from the transformer. Would connecting only the shielded...
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    09-14-2017, 01:43 AM
    62vauxhall replied to a thread Resistor behavior in General DIY
    OK. Seems I have next to zero understanding of Windows. I had no idea that feature existed so had to Google it to see how to use it. I saved the...
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    09-13-2017, 07:34 AM
    Ditto that. Another completed orbit around the sun.
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    09-13-2017, 01:18 AM
    62vauxhall replied to a thread Resistor behavior in General DIY
    I'd love to do that but all I can access are PDF's of the service manual and if it's possible to isolate the page(s) containing the relevant...
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    09-12-2017, 06:46 PM
    62vauxhall replied to a thread Resistor behavior in General DIY
    Dang. And the schematic only has those two voltages figures printed on it. 24 volts going into the resistor and 20.5 on the other side - which I...
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    09-12-2017, 12:49 AM
    This is not PL related but I've been trying to figure out why a 1 watt, 56 ohm wire wound resistor is heating up. It would be too hot to touch if I...
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    09-04-2017, 03:10 AM
    If you're OK with shipping it, give US Audio Mart a try. It's free, specialized and not as hectic as e-bay. I bought a cheap NAD single CD...
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    08-28-2017, 12:03 PM
    Since I spend 14 to 16 hours per day in a tow truck and don't feel like going anywhere on weekends (I take naps 'cause I don't get enough sleep), I...
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    08-27-2017, 09:09 PM
    I'm going through things I need to get gone and have some video tapes for regulars here, if any, who might be able to use them. Don't want anything...
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