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Re: OT? DIY Powerstat Wiper Button

Subject: Re: OT? DIY Powerstat Wiper Button
From: Pooh Bear
Date: Sun, 07 May 2006 16:59:42 +0100
Newsgroups: sci.electronics.basics

"Mark L. Fergerson" wrote:

>    I got a Powerstat type 10B cheap at a yard sale and discovered later
> that the wiper button was missing. I've been advised that whittling a
> replacement out of battery carbons, motor brushes, etc. is a Bad Idea.
>
>    Finding a proper (i. e. factory) replacement is simply not possible
> as They Don't Make 'Em Anymore.
>
>    So, any suggestions what to use?

You might get away with a fettled motor brush actually. A battery carbon
may not be tough enough.

Graham


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