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    Mil spec bias pot

    ttownscott
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    Post by ttownscott on Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:51 pm

    Installing a Dynakitparts 10K Mil Spec bias pot. Not sure if the lock washer should be on top or below the chassis?

    Is this right?:
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    Post by Peter W. on Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:12 pm

    As long as it is secure, it does not matter. However, traditionally the cap-nut is on top, the lock nut underneath for the pot to be as low as possible. At the same time, the lock-nut allows one to adjust the height if there are clearance issues below, or access issues above.
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    Post by PeterCapo on Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:29 pm

    Those are nice bias pots.
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    Post by DynakitParts on Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:43 pm

    Hi..
    Installation is correct.....The purpose of the larger top hex nut is to lock the position of the shaft so that it cannot rotate. After setting your bias I would just hand tighten this top nut. Very unlikely the shaft is going to turn by itself unless you have children who like to touch stuff.

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