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opinion on 1/8 watt resistors & Steve D suggestion

1/17/2001 3:44 PM
JoeGagan
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opinion on 1/8 watt resistors & Steve D suggestion
I have found that a really bright light helps with reading this stuff. Maybe you could go to a jeweler's supply for a 'whatchacallit' that they look at diamonds with.  
 
 
 
Speaking of small parts, do any of our experts have any idea whether 1/8 W resistors are OK in normal guitar effect circuits? I have a lot of parts boards in the junk pile that could yield some resistors if I could use them.  
 
 
 
Even at 1.60 per hundred, I am still too cheap to outfit myself with the whole assortment of resistors I would be needin'.  
 
 
 
Or does someone stock a variety pack with all the cool values?  
 
 
 
Steve D- stocklist idea? Do a cap starter pack, and a resistor starter pack? You are such a great resource for beginners, I bet it would be a big seller. It would also probably simplify your order filling chores, as people would be ordering less of the individual parts [set up an assembly line style method of making the starter kit, or sub that out to your suppliers if possible].  
 
 
 
I started out with the 1/4 watt resistor variety pack from The Shack, but there were some big gaps in their selections.

 
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Jay Doyle Here, I've got to recommend Jameco,... -- 1/17/2001 4:17 PM
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Pete Re: opinion on 1/8 watt resistors & Steve D suggestion -- 1/18/2001 12:02 AM