WE resistors

David C. Hallam dhallam at RAPIDSYS.COM
Sun Feb 7 17:02:49 EST 2010

You should report instances of excessive shipping costs to eBay.  They 
are trying to control that sort of thing.  They have a place to report 
the specific auction.  I have do this.  eBay makes reference to this in 
their rules


Michael Tauson wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 6, 2010 at 8:33 AM, Chris Kepus <ckepus at comcast.net> wrote:
>> There are a number of simple tube mono amp designs (typically employed for
>> guitar practice) that have shown up on various sites including Glowbugs.  They
>> might have some appeal to you as their design is simple enough to allow some
>> liberal experimentation with unusual looking components.
> Those are the ones I'm looking at to pervert ... er, modify as needed.
>  Hmmm ... I wonder if I can find some of those 316(?) flying
> saucer-shaped tubes that I think were used in the BC-645.  I'm sure I
> could make up some pure Bravo Sierra to go with them that would drive
> audiophools nuts.  :-)
>> In regard to your Minimus search , I would suggest C-list and thrift shops if you
>> wish to avoid "bay" prices and shipping charges which are getting to be stupid-
>> pendous.
> Speaking of which, I was recently tempted by something on the bay
> until I noticed that the "shipping cost" would be $160 for a 10 pound
> item coming via UPS Ground.  UPS is high but nowhere near that high!
> This isn't the first time I've seen things like this but it appears to
> be getting more rampant.
> Best regards,
> Michael, WH7HG


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