[time-nuts] Did a member of time-nuts buy this?

Pete Lancashire pete at petelancashire.com
Sat Dec 6 20:35:25 EST 2014


$300 of which $50 was shipping. 14 day return but I pay the shipping. So
figured would only be out the $50.  Seller said would be  fipped in a
double wall box. So shipping shock was much less of a concern.

Also not for work.
On Dec 6, 2014 1:52 PM, "Dr. David Kirkby (Kirkby Microwave Ltd)" <
drkirkby at kirkbymicrowave.co.uk> wrote:

> On 6 Dec 2014 21:10, "paul swed" <paulswedb at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > David
> > I picked my unit up for $125 at a Hamfesyt and the tube was absolutely
> bad
> > as it turned out. But then what do you expect for the $. That said
> another
> > time nut gave me his dead tube from a 5060. I spent a good deal of time
> > getting it adapted into the 5061 now name Frankenstein. This included a
> new
> > oven controller.
> > But it was all about learning and boy did I. Still nothing like some of
> the
> > folks on Time nuts truly they have the expertise and feel for the beasts.
> >
> > But the fumes were enough for me to get an actual feel for a CS reference
> > and why they were always left on. Also it drove home a lot of the physics
> > and math.
> > Now for $125, thats a pretty good education.
>
> The fumes will do for me!
>
> I got an HP 58503A as I need a solution, not a project.
>
> But playing with a Cs for a bit of fun/education is something quite
> different. But maybe I should wait until one comes up in the UK, shipping
> is going to be $300-$500.
>
> Due to the size of the UK, there's a lot less test equipment around here
> than the US. What we do have here tends to be quite expensive.
>
> Dave
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