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Re: [Amps] 47 Ohm 5 watt

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Subject: Re: [Amps] 47 Ohm 5 watt
From: Bill Turner <>
Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2018 19:01:08 +0000
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On Thu, 9 Aug 2018 08:51:55 -0700, David wrote:

>Antique Electronic Supply has new carbon composition resistors in stock. 


I strongly recommend against using carbon composition resistors for
anything except restoring antique equipment to its "original"
condition. They are notorious for changing value over time, especially
when hot. Either metal film or metal oxide type is far superior in
terms of stability.   

73, Bill W6WRT
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