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barber style guts?
« on: February 21, 2014, 07:35:30 AM »
In the series : how to get clean guts, i like the barber style guts (see pic)
Does he use some kind of insulating foam or idk to rpevent shorting between the soldering side and the box?
i guess the board is held into place by the leads from the pots to the board

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Re: barber style guts?
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2014, 08:05:47 AM »

 I'm guessing there's a bit of something nonconductive underneath...? sure, the thick wires can hold it "up" high enough but why risk it?
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Re: barber style guts?
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2014, 08:53:47 AM »
He uses a thick 3M double sided foam under his PCBs to affix them.
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Re: barber style guts?
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2014, 08:59:41 AM »
Thanks Brian, you're the man !

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Re: barber style guts?
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2014, 12:55:20 PM »
He uses bus wire, too, for jack and board connections? I was told by someone that this is bad mechanically.
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Re: barber style guts?
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2014, 01:25:36 PM »
He uses bus wire, too, for jack and board connections? I was told by someone that this is bad mechanically.
It could be a problem if the jacks loosen. then there is no strain relief on the solder joints and plugging and unplugging your cables will eventually cause your solder joints to fail and possibly damage the pads for those connections. if you intend to keep with the bus wire. make sure the nuts are tightened well and use a lockwasher and or locktight to insure that they wont loosen over time.
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