Re: [softrock40] Re: 2n222 question
- Slip a toothpick under it while you apply the heatsink- I love toothpicks.
From: "richard.lawn@..." <rjlawn@...>
Sent: Monday, February 25, 2013 4:32 PM
Subject: [softrock40] Re: 2n222 question
Thanks to for the suggestions provided. I may look for a way to slip some sort of material under the transistor in the gap between the board and transistor bottom as I realy don't feel like removing yet another part! Though I've gotten pretty good at it hi hi!
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Alan" wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> Subject: [softrock40] 2n222 question
> >I must have been getting tired near the end of the build and anxious to finally finish. I soldered the 2222 and forgot to install
> >the washer. The transistor is up off the board but not by much. I can remove it if I must, but id rather not. Is the washer
> As Warren says, and I have proved, it is not essential.
> Just do not use too much force to push the heatsink on!
> 73 Alan G4ZFQ