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Re: Socketing transistors

1/14/2001 10:34 PM
JoeGaganRe: Socketing transistors
I make the pins look like this:  
 
 
 
 
 
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See the squiggles on the left ends of the pins?  
 
Make the squiggles with a small needle nose, then put them in the sockets. Tug a little on them, if they slip out easily, squiggel them a little more till they feel tight. I have never had anything fall out, and I travel a lot with my mucho-socket pedals.  
 
I'm with JD.