Plate caps

anchor anchor at EC.RR.COM
Fri Jun 1 20:13:55 EDT 2001

I've been wondering about the same kinda thing.  I've got a 3B28 rectifier
that's loose in it's base, & a cupla tubes, 807's, 6146's, with loose caps, some
fallen off.  Seems like I've seen somewhere how  to fix it, but don't know
where/when now.  I'd think epoxy type would be a problem, setup too hard & not
have the same thermal expansion as the terminal lead, or glass, & might cause
cracking.  But what to use  - somebody help us.
Al, W8UT
New Bern, NC
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And remember; "-They don´t make tubes nowadays like they used to..."

From: "Charles W. Morehouse" <w4gbw at>
> Hi Folks,
> The plate cap on on of my best 6146A's has come off. Someone soldered
> the connector to it. Thinking of using a dab of JB Weld to put it back.
> Any better suggestions?
> Wayne;

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