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Subject: Paul is cranky

From: "Paul Schreiber" <synth1@...>
Date: 2000-07-15

There is a good reason I don't get a hand-cranked lead forming tool. They
only work
if the parts are on tape/reel. The 0.1uF caps I get this way, and diodes.
All of the resistors
are "loose" and not on tape and reel.

Currently, I use 49 ∗different∗ resistors. Sorry, I don't feel like ordering
49 reels of parts
(let's see 5,000/reel x 49 = 245,000 parts for a cost of about $3200) NO

There is another reason as well. It makes it ∗harder∗ to cinch the leads
before soldering.

Paul S.