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Old 09-21-2016, 11:59 AM
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Originally Posted by RCGuitar View Post
The RTV silicone (while not pretty) is used to hold the caps and power resistors in place and to keep them from moving during numerous hot and cold power ups. You don't want them popping a solder joint as they heat up and expand.
I agree with this. It might have been a (counterintuitive) case of too little RTV, not too much.

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