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help needed to ID an item
#1330890 Wed Oct 23 2019 04:05 PM
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ace skiver
A friend sent me some photos of a "device" he found in a garage.

Three images are attached.
His guess (and, my guess) is that it is a fuse.

713-21 is marked on the top chamfered corner.
It is just over an inch long, 1/2 inch wide and 1/4 inch thick.
There is very low resistance across the top flat contacts and none at the blade receptacle.

Does anyone recognize this?

Thanks, Tim

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Re: help needed to ID an item
tclederman #1330927 Wed Oct 23 2019 09:17 PM
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It looks like a glass fuse inside in your third pic. Are you saying that there's an open circuit between the two ends (black and clear with the brass terminal)?

I would guess a fuse as well, but as far as what special type it might be, I have no idea.

It looks like the black part might snap off it you depress the tabs on the sides.

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