Since when is a stock Miniductor silver plated? They are copper wire with a
very thin tin plate.
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From: "David Jordan" <Wa3gin@comcast.net>
To: "'Carl'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "'Vic K2VCO'" <email@example.com>; "'Amps
Sent: Monday, May 03, 2010 9:04 AM
Subject: RE: [Amps] Cleaning air-wound coils
> Brasso works great and leaves a film that helps reduce oxidation of the
> silver plating. Just finished restoration of an HT-41...looks brand new.
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> Behalf Of Carl
> Sent: Monday, May 03, 2010 8:58 AM
> To: Vic K2VCO; Amps reflector
> Subject: Re: [Amps] Cleaning air-wound coils
> Comet and a toothbrush.
> The problem is keeping it looking fresh without affecting performance.
> a very light coat of clear acrylic if the RF doesnt get them too warm.
> If youre real talented maybe a fast dip in a solder pot after cleaning or
> even silver plating.
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> From: "Vic K2VCO" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "Amps reflector" <email@example.com>
> Sent: Sunday, May 02, 2010 10:36 PM
> Subject: [Amps] Cleaning air-wound coils
>> How do you get the tarnish off of miniductor or airdux-type coils wound
>> with tinned wire?
>> It's hard to get steel wool in between the turns!
>> Vic, K2VCO
>> Fresno CA
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