[sdiy] Jig for measuring resistor values?

music.maker at gte.net music.maker at gte.net
Thu Sep 10 18:58:47 CEST 2020

I found one the other day that I had as a kid.  I used them in crystal sets I built.  One actually had a galena crystal with a cat whisker.

Ian Fritz <ijfritz at comcast.net> wrote:
>LOL!  Yeah, haven’t seen one for about seventy years.
>Still, do a google and you’ll see many places carrying them. YouTube videos, also.
>> On Sep 10, 2020, at 10:36 AM, Jay Schwichtenberg <jschwich53 at comcast.net> wrote:
>> I think your dating yourself there Ian.
>> Do you still have the headset your hook up to your crystal set with those?
>> Best wishes.
>> Jay S.
>>> On 9/9/2020 5:23 PM, Ian Fritz wrote:
>>> Fahnestock clips?
>>>> On 9/9/2020 4:04 PM, KA4HJH wrote:
>>>> I've finally reached the point where I can't see the colored 
>bands on resistors anymore and like so many others I'm reduced to 
>measuring them with an ohmmeter. Fumbling around with meter leads 
>just doesn't cut it. I don't want to have to reinvent the wheel 
>so I'm asking if anyone has come up with a simple jig to make it 
>as quick and painless as possible. Some sort of cradle perhaps? 
>>>> >>> >>> Terry Bowman, KA4HJH >>> "The Mac Doctor" >>> >>> "If 
>only you could see what I've seen with your eyes."—Roy Batty, 
>/Blade Runner/ >>> >>> >>> 
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