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hi all i have a pama eco 45ohm and a parma turbo 15ohm
and i have just blown of the up my eco 45ohm all the wire at the full power part resister have come of ? and there was i big spark
wwere can i get a riplacment our has onyone got one laying around ?
 

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QUOTE (cryer-evo @ 8 Jun 2011, 22:05) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>hi all i have a pama eco 45ohm and a parma turbo 15ohm
and i have just blown of the up my eco 45ohm all the wire at the full power part resister have come of ? and there was i big spark
wwere can i get a riplacment our has onyone got one laying around ?
It's a do it yourself repair if you know how to solder. Rewind the resistance wire where is should be, twist the broken ends together and solder. The resistance wire can be a bit difficult to solder. rub the wire clean with emery paper immediately before soldering and use acid flux.
If you are not up for a bit of DIY, replacements are available from Parma stockists such as
SCD http://www.chaskeelingscd.co.uk/
Slotrail http://www.slotrail.com/
 

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QUOTE (cryer-evo @ 8 Jun 2011, 23:44) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>so i could just re rap and solder up ?
i will give it a go
Yes, I've repaired quite a few resistors that way - always works for me
Try and wind the wire as tightly as you can round the resistor core, and make the soldered joint away from where the wiper runs.
Another thought - it's best to fix the wires to the resistor. Parma use some sort of coating on all but their basic resistors. I've found a few coats of the high temperature paint used for car exhaust manifolds works well. I avoid things like epoxy on resistors because it might produce harmful fumes when hot.

Best of luck
 
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