Re: Absurdly simple way to get contact cleaner into some Tek pots


Brad Thompson
 

ironcoder@charter.net wrote on 4/17/2019 1:26 PM:

Yes Gary, I ruined a pot years ago from carelessness. I am very very cautious now. You want to drill the outer cover but not let the drill enter into the pot itself at all.
Hello--

Another pot-related problem arises in older equipment (e.g., antique radios)
when a tin-plated outer steel shell sprouts tin whiskers:

https://nepp.nasa.gov/whisker/background/index.htm

Dislodged whiskers inside the pot can cause crackling intermittents.

73--

Brad  AA1IP

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