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[Towertalk] Tailtwister won't turn.

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Subject: [Towertalk] Tailtwister won't turn.
From: (Mike Gilmer, N2MG)
Date: Mon, 05 Aug 2002 11:51:27 -0700 (PDT)
In this case we are talking about putting 2 caps in
series, so the total capacitance is halved (for
identical caps).

Mike N2MG

> Yes, you can stick two electrolytics together like 
> that. Remember that the value will double if you 
> parallel 2 identical caps together like that.

> GL

> Mike-VE9AA
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dale L Martin" <>
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Sent: Monday, August 05, 2002 12:49 PM
Subject: RE: [Towertalk] Tailtwister won't turn.

> > I heard/read/dreamed/made up somewhere that, in 
> > the absence of a replacement motor starting 
> > capacitor, a TEMPORARY motor starting capacitor
> > substitution (for testing purposes only) can be 
> > made by putting two electrolytic capacitors of 
> > about 250Ufd/100VDC back to back (plus-neg-neg-
> > plus? neg-plus-plus-neg?) to see if it is indeed 
> > the motor starting capacitor that is the problem.

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