Where to get "Orange Drop Capacitors"?

pedalinbob

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Where to get \"Orange Drop Capacitors\"?

I am about to mod my guitar amplifier (Peavey Classic 30), and I need some specific capacitors of varying values.

The mods call for "Sprague style Orange Drop capacitors".
It also recommends "silver mica" caps for the treble section.

Where the heck can I find these things?
Radio Shack doesnt appear to have these.

I only need about a dozen or so--and a few specific resistors.
The article states that if you cannot find the "Sprague-Style Orange Drop Caps", other "metallized polypropylene caps" work well too...so, I guess if I cannot find the recommended caps, I will go with what I CAN find!

Thanks,
Bob
 

PhotonWrangler

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Re: Where to get \"Orange Drop Capacitors\"?

Try Digi-Key . They've got an enormous inventory and they'll sell in small quantities, as lonmg as it's an item that's in their regular stock. Another good source is Newark .
 

GarageBoy

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Re: Where to get \"Orange Drop Capacitors\"?

Spargues are getting rare. Try the parts connection (great place in Canada for hi-fi guys) Digi key has primarily PCB stuff. Great for modern electronics, not for audio/ hi-fi equipment which I consider a separate class. (Electrical engineers don't care about the sound output, they only worry about low distortion. We don't care as long as it sounds good)
 
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