Not all of us live on a cushy government pension.
Originally Posted by iowadawg
The difference is about $200 to $300 versus $3 worth of parts and few minutes of time. I always try to fix stuff myself whenever I can, rather than buying new. If it normally works well, it can be worth fixing. Wives are a much more complicated topic . . .
Capacitors have become a major failure point for a lot of products ever since most of the production moved to China. USA and Japanese-made capacitors are much higher quality. I've seen a few products advertised as made with "no Chinese capacitors."
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