[AMRadio] April 1st already or a misprint


Tom tchesek at epix.net
Tue Feb 28 19:31:22 EST 2006


Isn't it funny that you can rationalize your purchase prices but someone 
else's rationalization makes him a sucker.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "W2AGN" <w2agn at pobox.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Tuesday, February 28, 2006 6:12 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] April 1st already or a misprint


> TChesek at Epix.Net wrote:
>
>>[Or to put it more succintly. "There's a sucker born very mnute."]
>>That is what W2AGN had to say about the people buying the AC-1's. Well...I
>>just took a look at W2AGN's shack picutres at his web site. Based on the 
>>ton
>>of junk there it looks like he speaks from experience! hi hi
>>
>>
> Actually, much of the "ton of junk" was acquired quite reasonably. Much 
> was new back in the 60's and 70's, and was "inherited" or was stuff I had 
> back then. The GPT-750 I purchased in 1973, for $350.00. Not a bad value 
> per pound. But $300-400 for an AC-1? I don't think so. Heck, I got a Heath 
> AT-1 just a couple years ago for $75.00. Oh yes, and a Davco DR30 receiver 
> for the same price. It just takes careful shopping, and not depending on 
> eBay.
>
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