Mike Quinn Electronics -- one last chance

William Donzelli aw288 at osfn.org
Thu Feb 2 20:16:48 CST 2006


> As many of you know, the venerable Mike Quinn Electronics in San 
> Leandro, CA (down by the Oakland Airport) closed last Saturday with 
> virtually no advance notice. If you're in the San Francisco Bay Area, 
> you know Mike Quinn is the one of the very last of the nitty gritty 
> electronics salvage shops left, with an emphasis on gritty.   

Another one goes. 

I can understand why - unless you live in the middle of nowhere with
basically zero overhead (think Fair or Nebraska Surplus), you just can not
drum up the business. As much as I like the idea of opening a retail
outlet for my junk, I know it would be suicide.

William Donzelli
aw288 at osfn.org




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