Substandard Components Claims

laatsch55

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I bought some in an e-bay grab bag once.......they're known as "expendable".......and a few have actually "expended"....
 

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I bought some in an e-bay grab bag once.......they're known as "expendable".......and a few have actually "expended"....
I think my collection is probably valuable but I have not started doing point to point tube amps yet :)
 

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Ah....more fun when they're "expended"......best one so far was a 20 ohm 5 watt CC that was part of a cap discharger, but alas it was left on the caps when the amp was powered back on. A few years ago......the bench and soundroom stunk for months.....dead burnt resistor smell....almost as bad as dead burnt cap smell...
 

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Ah....more fun when they're "expended"......best one so far was a 20 ohm 5 watt CC that was part of a cap discharger, but alas it was left on the caps when the amp was powered back on. A few years ago......the bench and soundroom stunk for months.....dead burnt resistor smell....almost as bad as dead burnt cap smell...
I find that the 20 ohm ones smell the worst too Lee :)
 
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