Can My Zerostat Be Repaired?

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I'm guessing what we're seeing is a gapped core. The piece that's broken appears to be part of the core and the small square thing looks to be an insulator in the core gap. It's questionable that the core can be reassembled with the gap and still work. On the other hand the alternative is to toss it.
 

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I'm guessing what we're seeing is a gapped core. The piece that's broken appears to be part of the core and the small square thing looks to be an insulator in the core gap. It's questionable that the core can be reassembled with the gap and still work. On the other hand the alternative is to toss it.
The small square thing is metal. I'm working on re-assembly and mending of the broken part. The worst that can happen is that I toss it anyway. Stay tuned.
 

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I believe that any repair will change/create new lines of magnetic flux same as if you break a magnet you create new N/S poles. Not sure exactly what the effect of that will be but as stated, you have nothing to lose by trying. If you could find a conductive epoxy May help?
 

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I believe that any repair will change/create new lines of magnetic flux same as if you break a magnet you create new N/S poles. Not sure exactly what the effect of that will be but as stated, you have nothing to lose by trying. If you could find a conductive epoxy May help?
Sounds like Laz could create a black hole if he's not careful.

Nando.
 

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I use Bondic for small repairs. Makes a nice bead and cures in seconds with the UV light supplied. Expensive but it actually works. No haze like the cyano's develop.
 

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Guys, thanks for your confidence in my great cosmic powers, but I can't even find a small but essential part that got lost between repair sessions. Looks like the repair is DOA.
 

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"Guys, thanks for your confidence in my great cosmic powers, but I can't even find a small but essential part that got lost between repair sessions. Looks like the repair is DOA. "
SHIT !!
 
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