OT: Where have electronics hobby stores gone?

David Griffith dgriffi at cs.csubak.edu
Sat Nov 4 15:40:29 CST 2006


On Sat, 4 Nov 2006, Chuck Guzis wrote:

> On 4 Nov 2006 at 11:19, woodelf wrote:
>
> > We want poly-packs back ... how do I get my 2 cent 7400's with 3 working gates
> > each for my next big project. :)
>
> When ICs were very dear, PP wasn't such a bad deal, even if they
> offered mostly floor sweepings.  I was surprised at how many ICs in
> one of their assortments didn't even have plating on the pins.
>
> But I last bought from PP when RTL and DTL were all the rage.

Does anyone remember the Radio Shack Surprise Packages?

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