Pot repair 101

Paul Perry pfperry at melbpc.org.au
Mon Jun 16 09:45:57 CEST 1997


>So i scribbled pencil on the worn carbon trace inside the pot, and BAM!!! it
>worked like a charm!! I was getting the 10k ohm resistance between the outer
>leads! YEHA!!
>Then, i carefully put it back together, and it WORKED!!

you can get silver-loaded conductive epoxy from Digi-Key  etc which can
sometimes get you out of a similar hole.....if it is too conductive i
suppose you could mix it down with the normal stuff.....

BTW we use boltcutters when we have a lot of pots with excess shafts

paul perry





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