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Re: [Amps] 47 Ohm 5 watt

To: "Bill Turner" <>, "Amps group" <>
Subject: Re: [Amps] 47 Ohm 5 watt
From: "Carl" <>
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2018 14:36:44 -0400
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Yeah, it might take another 30+ years for that to happen if they are good quality..

----- Original Message ----- From: "Bill Turner" <>
To: "Amps group" <>
Sent: Saturday, August 11, 2018 3:01 PM
Subject: Re: [Amps] 47 Ohm 5 watt

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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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