Re: variac

tesla-at-grendel.objinc-dot-com On Mon, 1 Apr 1996 12:00:48 +0700, you wrote:

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>	I'm the proud? owner of an ancient looking 0-280 volt 28amp 
>Powerstat.  It seems to work OK, but I've only tested it on a 120 volt 
>line and with a light load.  On inspection, I see that the wiper 
>brushes are worn and in need of replacement.  Does anyone have a 
>source for new brushes or the address of Superior Electric?
I have it at work, but I'm home sick today.

Otherwise, remove the brushes and take them down to an auto parts
store. Buy some replacement brushes the same size or larger. They are
very easy to sand to size.