When I built a new clock 3 years ago, I didn't keep the tubes in the same positions. However, there was one that was showing signs of poisoning and I swapped it with the left most tube at the time. Otherwise, they haven't moved for 3 years.
Kiran On Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 5:47:29 PM UTC-4, gregebert wrote: > > The '4' in the unit-hours position I saw in the video should not have been > poisoned during normal operation, because all 10 cathodes will get > exercised. > Could this tube have been in a different position, such as the 'tens > hours', and been poisoned that way ? > > What I'm wondering is if this is normal 'wear-and-tear' , or a small leak, > rather than classic cathode poisoning (contamination of a seldom/never-used > cathode from other cathodes that are used). > > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "neonixie-l" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to neonixie-l+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send an email to email@example.com. To view this discussion on the web, visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/neonixie-l/fcc77992-d788-4d12-a6f1-fecfbd57bd5a%40googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.