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May 31, 2009
by luisgarciaalanis
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OMG! I just got the Kit and I am trying to do the first project and I am stuck on the caps :( the look tiny I can't read the label on them, they kind of look the same size :( I have a magnifier lense and its not enough.. Now I undersend why resistors use colors. I think the ones in pair have a 2X.XX number so I will use the other one that I can't read but does not look like a 2 probably 1

June 10, 2009
by BobaMosfet
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Go to your local camera shop and ask them if they have an 18-55mm lens for any camera that has a broken mount (making it useless). If so, you can hold it backwards and look through it and every part becomes giant! It's what I did :P

Don't guess, you can burn something up if you use the wrong part. :P

December 28, 2009
by RayMarron
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Holy smokes, those ARE tiny! Luckily, I had my daughter's microscope nearby to borrow - they're pretty easy to read at 40x! :-p

December 28, 2009
by mongo
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Personally... I use a jeweler's loupe. I used to make jewelry, so a couple of them are still around. Any good magnifier should work. Younger eyes will probably have better luck with less magnification.

February 27, 2010
by Hexorg
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scratches head ... I guess I'm Jake 2.0

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