Re: OT: Radio Shack
- Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2017 20:40:37 -0500
- From: Luis <nospam@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: OT: Radio Shack
My bloviated meandering follows what Luis graced us with on 6/18/2017
My bloviated meandering follows what Ron Hunter graced us with on
6/18/2017 10:34 AM:
Unfortunately the good old days of do-it-yourself electronics is gone
forever. I still miss those says when I designed and build my own
electronic equipment. We are getting older. Now we buy, use and
throwaway; mostly Made-in-China garbage.
Reminds me of Radio Shack and their changes.
Heck, I was upset when Radio Shack bought out Allied Radio/Electronics.
Yep, but they still offer electronic kits (sans soldering irons) that
are great gifts for grandkids.
After following the link I was looking around and landed in this page:
My grandchildren live in London so to compare prices I replaced .com by
.co.uk and got this:
The same product is priced US$27.19 in USA and £71.99 in UK. WHAT?
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