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From: "Leonard G. Caillouet"
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Subject: Re: 125 or 250V fuse?
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NNTP-Posting-Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 17:46:58 EDT
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 17:50:56 -0400
Sure, we should all be more patient with newbies, but they should also do
Leonard G. Caillouet
"personne" wrote in message
> Sam's renowned expertise, devotion and staggering amount of spare time is
> not questioned here. His bedside manners may, however, sometimes be a
> 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,
> speak from experience. I may add that I would never have answered back,
> of respect for his generosity.
> Being published in Poptronics or its predecessors does not preclude a
> courtesy for newbies.
> "Leonard G. Caillouet" a écrit dans le message de
> news: 6c3l9.49259$5M3.firstname.lastname@example.org...
> > Considering that Sam has spent countless hours on the FAQ for this
> > 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
> > when people are too lazy to just search the FAQ and many other
> > 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
> > so many posts and have learned a lot from your FAQ.
> > Leonard G. Caillouet
> > Service Manager
> > Electronics World
> > Gainesville, FL
> > 352-332-5608
> > 352-332-5668 (fax)
> > "Sam Goldwasser" wrote in message
> > news:email@example.com...
> > > "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
> > > > comments to yourself.
> > >
> > > I should do this because??? :)
> > >
> > > > The polite question:
> > > > as to voltage interuption, are you talking about spark gap? as in
> > length
> > > > of the gap created when the fuse blows prevents a spark from one end
> > the
> > > > other?
> > >
> > > Yes, and the composition of the fuse element as well as the material
> > surrounding
> > > it (e.g., air or sand).
> > >
> > > --- sam | Sci.Electronics.Repair FAQ Home Page:
> > > Repair | Main Table of Contents: http://www.repairfaq.org/REPAIR/
> > > +Lasers | Sam's Laser FAQ: http://www.repairfaq.org/sam/lasersam.htm
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