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Re: [softrock40] Re: 2n222 question

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  • John Greusel
     Slip a toothpick under it while you apply the heatsink-  I love toothpicks. John KC9OJV ________________________________ From: richard.lawn@ymail.com
    Message 1 of 5 , Feb 25, 2013

       Slip a toothpick under it while you apply the heatsink-  I love toothpicks.

      John
      KC9OJV



      From: "richard.lawn@..." <rjlawn@...>
      To: softrock40@yahoogroups.com
      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!
      Rick

      --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com, "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
      > >essential?
      > >
      >
      > Rick,
      >
      > 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
      >



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