- Nov 11, 2013View Source
---In firstname.lastname@example.org, <billdeg@...> wrote:>How well do unused caps work, say 20 years old?
>Basically my question is - do old caps "keep"?
I have some NOS caps like this and they are as good as new imho.
The caps I have are even older, about 30 years, but they work like new.
What kills the caps is being dried out from heat, heat from usage.
They don't really just dry out sitting on the shelf, well not in 30 years anyway.