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Phil,
Thanks for chiming in and making sure we stay on the right path here.
I’ve had family members in your situation.
Wishing you well,
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thank's for confirming Josh & ZP, i was worried i had it reversed for a while! i placed the zener where you recommended ZP and it's dropping the specified voltage so the filtering does what you said it would.regarding ZP's brain training i've had problems myself the last 2/3 years with a couple of aneurysms on my brain so maybe to be a true 18 watter you need to have some form of brain damage! any of you lads that don't have and are jealous i can call around with my 2lb hammer and oblige you!
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Gents, I am doing the mod now and still confused. If the stripe side of the zener is to be on the side of the voltage source, isn’t the capcan the voltage source?

In Geoff’s pic, the stripe side of the zener is closest to the capcan. If that is correct, then shouldn’t I have the same orientation on my standard 18?

I feel like I am missing something.
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bvayling wrote:
Thu 04/23/20 6:30 pm
If the stripe side of the zener is to be on the side of the voltage source, isn’t the capcan the voltage source?In Geoff’s pic, the stripe side of the zener is closest to the capcan. If that is correct, then shouldn’t I have the same orientation on my standard 18?
Yes, to both questions.
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Thanks Phil!
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