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

Bob Camp kb8tq at n1k.org
Sun Dec 7 09:23:18 EST 2014


> On Dec 6, 2014, at 4:51 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.

The Cs that was just bought came from the Netherlands over to the US. There *is* gear in Europe.


> 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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