[vcf-midatlantic] Best source for capacitors

Bill Degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Tue Jun 28 00:11:02 UTC 2022

On Mon, Jun 27, 2022 at 8:08 PM Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> On 6/27/22 20:06, Bob Shuster via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> > Good idea, but these are likely to be the high voltage (275VAC) X2
> caps.  I’ll know more when I disassemble tomorrow, and I’ll definitely
> check Microcenter!
>    We have a great many safety capacitors in stock over here, about
> 40,000 of them; a sales effort is slowly coming together.  In the
> meantime, if you let me know what you need, we can check to see if we
> have them.
Glad to see you have the capacity for so many.

I too have thousands here, and two or three ESR meters.  Vintage caps are
often fine, but they should as a best practice be tested with a
reliable modern ESR meter.

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