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July 25, 2017, 06:47:37 pm

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Offline Why1504

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Chopstick
« on: April 30, 2017, 05:33:14 am »
I had a hard to find problem.  Caucasian Blackplate suggested I use a chopstick to tap around to find the problem.  As a non-technical guy, I would have never found the problem without the chopstick.  you can use it to push on wires, tap, etc. to identify bad joints or slight shorts.

I dont think I would have gotten this far without that tip!!

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Re: Chopstick
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2017, 11:21:35 am »
Chopsticks are great for moving wires and things around (a little bit) while under power. A good way to find lowest noise positioning for wires.

Just make sure you don't use the Korean type (Korea uses mostly metal chopsticks) ;)

Rich