bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Mon Mar 12 12:46:08 CDT 2007
Jules Richardson wrote:
> Rob wrote:
>>>  Maplin, the company, are still going, but their range of components
>>> is a joke. They now mostly sell electornic toys, Lo-Fi, etc.
So who sells Hi-Fi that you can afford?
Well the UK still for the moment makes the best speakers - Lowthers.
>> Tell me about it... I cleaned out two stores this weekend to get
>> enough 33uF 25V electrolytics for a repair I was doing... hardly
>> exotic, I thought, but the total quantity between two stores? Five!
The key word here is *Repair*.
> but but but... go to their website. Their logo states "Maplin, the
> electronics specialist" :-)
We have the same kind of stores here, other than a few things
like fuses I have have to mail order for components.
> Hmm, which makes me wonder if we shouldn't have a section on the
> classiccmp website for recommended places to get spares/components from?
Also how many items are in stock would be useful too for spares.
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