Re: HB: Cutting ferrite rods

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From: Ian C. Purdie VK2TIP (ianpurdie@integritynet.com.au)
Date: Sat Jan 01 2000 - 22:12:36 EST


Wa3ptg@aol.com wrote:

> What I need to know is how to cut the ferrite rod and end up with only 2
> pieces.

I cut a nick in 'em with a small triangular file ( have even used xyl's nail file
<g> ) and then slightly rap on the edge of the table where the nick is.

> Back in Ancient Times, when I was vacuum state, I tried this and
> ended up with a handful of ferrite chips.

Been known to do that also on odd occasion so usual disclaimers

72/73's

Ian Purdie Budgewoi N.S.W. Australia - Co-ords 33o:14':00" S 151o:34':00" E
VK2TIP "I'll give you the TIP mate" QRP-L member #1978.
URL - http://www.integritynet.com.au/~purdic/ URL - http://www.qsl.net/vk2tip/


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