Found this very handy in looking up the color codes on resistors.
very cool online tool. There are other charts that might be of interest posted here:
Another resistor color decoder for folks like me. (y'know,...simple)
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The easiest thing for me (glasses don't work like they used to.......LOL) is to keep a DMM near my workbench. I check the value before using them. Keeps me out of trouble............