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Capacitor identification

Started this discussion. Last reply by robert jones Sep 7. 2 Replies

Hey allI was hoping someone could help me.  This cbg was presented to me for repair. It was afflicted with some geographically induced problems.....fret sprout, warpage, etc..it moved from the…Continue

3 string cbg

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Jun 20, 2018. 5 Replies

Hiya folksI have one cbg that when I use the g b and e strings the high g string always breaks when I try to tune it to gdg so I tried using the a d and g strings the a string breaks. This is the…Continue

potentiometer

Started this discussion. Last reply by Erasmo Coco Mar 16, 2018. 5 Replies

Hey guysI was wondering what value pot to use for volume on a 1/2 watt cigar box amplifier Continue

c. b. gitty capacitor

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Hunter Dec 6, 2017. 7 Replies

Does anyone know where to find cb's video on how to use a capacitor on a speaker? Continue

 

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robert jones replied to Mark's discussion Capacitor identification
"Google "capacitor code chart" and use whichever suits the type of capacitors that are installed. A good magnifying glass helps with the small ceramic, mylar, or tantalum caps. I printed off the various charts, laminated them and keep them…"
Sep 7
BrianQ. replied to Mark's discussion Capacitor identification
"Grey- 0.033uF  Gold-0.047uF   Brown-150pf   Google is a great place for electronics information, btw?"
Sep 1
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Capacitor identification

Hey allI was hoping someone could help me.  This cbg was presented to me for repair. It was afflicted with some geographically induced problems.....fret sprout, warpage, etc..it moved from the northeast to southwestern new Mexico. I repaired it plugged it in and wow this thing sounds great!! I opened it back upto look at the volume/tone circuit.  The problem is that it has three capacitors that I can't identify. That's where you guys come in. I know someone out there can identify these by the…See More
Sep 1

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