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Date: Sat, 20 Feb 1999 18:57:20 -0500

On Sat, 20 Feb 1999 05:43:15 -0800 Rich Measures <>
>>  Last time I did this I used a piece of an old
>>fiberglass fishing rod (the large end) and ran
>>it through the resistors leaving about 3/4" extending
>>on each end and then clamped the ends onto standoffs.
>> On just about every alpha 77 I've worked on I've found
>>some arc damage from the bleeders to the mounting bolts,
>>don't like that method.
>>Mark  WB8JKR
>?   Good point.  Through-bolt mtg. also blocks cooling air. 

Not if done by the mfgs book.

>wirewound resistors are known to have a high failure rate.  

Details please.

If I 
>wanted a 
>Reliable bleeder for a 4kV C-filter supply, I would series up 8 to 10 
>Matsushita/Panasonic 100k-ohm, 3w MOF resistors on a piece of 
>and be done with it.  

Absolute YUK !  800K to 1M way Jose.

Get a freebie Mouser catalog and put fresh batteries in the calculator.
Take nothing for granted unless you can prove it within reason. Ignore
voodoo cures.

73  Carl  KM1H

>>On Sat, 20 Feb 1999 10:11:49 -0800 "Ron Spencer" <> 
>>>Hello I need some help here. I working on the power supply for the 
>>>8877 tube. The question I have is how to mount the bleeder resistors
>>>I have two ohmnite about 7 inches long, they are 100 watt 100k which 
>>>will be in series. Can I use a thur bolt ? or would this be two 
>risky ?
>R. L. Measures, 805-386-3734, AG6K,  
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