[Boatanchors] Strange Type of Resistor

john johnmb at nc.rr.com
Sun Nov 11 17:57:07 EST 2012

Hi Bob

What does the schematic show in that location?


At 05:28 PM 11/11/2012, Bob Jackson wrote:
>I'm rebuilding a '50s era receiver - nothing special about it. However, 
>there are two what appear to be normal 1/4 watt resistors, same size, 
>usual color markings, etc. The "strangeness" comes from the fact that 
>instead of normal, wire leads, they have flat, foil-like leads. More 
>peculiar (to me) is that they each have two small holes in them, one at 
>each end, that seem to go deep enough into the body that the "foil" can be 
>seen inside.
>I know these things are resistors, but I've never come across this form 
>factor. Any help??
>Bob  AG5X
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