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Subject: Re: 125 or 250V fuse?
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Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 17:30:43 -0400
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Sam's renowned expertise, devotion and staggering amount of spare time is
not questioned here. His bedside manners may, however, sometimes be a little
rough on the edges. Having said that, I sometimes get the feeling that Mr
Goldwasser runs out of patience after answering the same basic/trivial
questions for zillions of years and that his replies can be misconstrued,
for they are always very to-the-point.
For having been at the receiving end of his commentary on a few occasions, I
speak from experience. I may add that I would never have answered back, out
of respect for his generosity.
Being published in Poptronics or its predecessors does not preclude a little
courtesy for newbies.
"Leonard G. Caillouet" a écrit dans le message de
> Considering that Sam has spent countless hours on the FAQ for this group,
> would galdly cut him some slack for being an ass occasionally, though I
> didn't think his comment was out of line. I certainly don't answer posts
> when people are too lazy to just search the FAQ and many other informative
> references that can be found online. If I'm not mistaken there is some
> on fuse voltage ratings there.
> Sam, many of us really appreciate the effort that you put in to respond to
> so many posts and have learned a lot from your FAQ.
> Leonard G. Caillouet
> Service Manager
> Electronics World
> Gainesville, FL
> 352-332-5668 (fax)
> "Sam Goldwasser" wrote in message
> > "jeff legere" writes:
> > > The not so polite reply:
> > > Don't be an ass. I said it was a guess, take it as such and keep your
> > > comments to yourself.
> > I should do this because??? :)
> > > The polite question:
> > > as to voltage interuption, are you talking about spark gap? as in the
> > > of the gap created when the fuse blows prevents a spark from one end
> > > other?
> > Yes, and the composition of the fuse element as well as the material
> > it (e.g., air or sand).
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