Radio Shack

Charles charles at
Sun Feb 8 11:24:06 CST 2015

Alright well i am heading to Radio Shack, See what kind of deals i can find. :)


On Feb 8, 2015, at 12:21 PM, Jules Richardson <jules.richardson99 at> wrote:

> On 02/07/2015 02:29 PM, Chuck Guzis wrote:
>> On 02/07/2015 11:45 AM, Jules Richardson wrote:
>>> They didn't have a 7809 regulator, which is what I actually went there
>>> for on the offchance they had one...
>> I'd be surprised if they did, even in the old days.  How much call is there
>> for a 9 volt positive linear regulator?
> Perhaps not much, although I was surprised that they even had 7805's and 7812's. There was a variable regulator (most likely the LM317 that Dave mentioned) - but I think they wanted close to $5 for that, and I had a feeling that put it more into "wait until I'm next ordering components online" territory.
>> One of the bargains, if you can use it, is the wire-wrap tool about the
>> size of a large jeweler's screwdriver.  An end cap pops off to reveal an
>> AWG 30 wire stripper.  I think I found one at about $7.00 there.
> Yes, it's mainly the DIY circuit fabrication/repair things that I want to keep an eye on - their breadboards were rather expensive, but some of the tools and bare PCBs might be worth getting in a few weeks if the prices drop a little more.
> I might load up on D-sub connectors and DIL IC sockets, too.
> cheers
> Jules

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