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Offline Cary

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Foreplay 2 Capacitor Question?
« on: July 07, 2020, 07:05:17 AM »
While I was cleaning out my workshop I found an unassembled Foreplay 2 Kit from 2004. Is it alright  to use the electrolytic caps?

Offline Thermioniclife

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Re: Foreplay 2 Capacitor Question?
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2020, 07:35:14 AM »
That is a good question indeed. Lets assume lifespan is 20 years, Doe's that stand for unused cap's? I have some almost 20 year old Elna's. Now i am wondering.
The price for new caps is not very expensive.
Lee R.

Offline Paul Birkeland

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Re: Foreplay 2 Capacitor Question?
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2020, 08:02:25 AM »
If they are black snap in caps with the (M) logo on them, I would use them.  They would also say TS-HA or TS-HB on them. 
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Offline Doc B.

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Re: Foreplay 2 Capacitor Question?
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2020, 09:36:38 AM »
If you want to be extra safe - or just extra tweaky - read up on forming new caps.
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