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Replace old Mallory FP Electrolytics?

6/15/2000 8:48 PM
Ted Pimm
Replace old Mallory FP Electrolytics?
I am really torn as to replacing the powersupply electrolytics in this amp. It has very little hum at idle. They are Mallory FP types.  
I have replacement radial caps ready to go, but I really wonder if they are going to improve the amp in the power department. I doubt they will help with hum much since it's already quiet.  
Are there exceptions to the "always replace e-lytic caps" rule?  

eric i wouldnt replace them unless they ... -- 6/16/2000 10:51 PM
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