Help with Shugart SA801 8" floppy with 230v 50 cycle motor...

John C. Ellingboe john at
Mon Nov 24 16:07:17 CST 2008

Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 24 Nov 2008 at 14:39, John C. Ellingboe wrote:
>>I just got off of the phone with Small Parts "AGAIN" and was informed 
>>that after messing around and dragging their feet for 6 months they 
>>finally decided to refund my money and were not going to be handling the 
>>items I ordered.  You may not want to trust them with your money, I know 
>>that I can't...
> That's too bad; they used to be a pretty decent outfit.
> So where does one go for small engineering findings nowadays?  I've 
> used McMaster-Carr for some things, but that's not their specialty.
> Cheers,
> Chuck

I had seen Small Parts recommended on this list and had high hopes.  I 
have now heard about every story in the book and from just about all 
levels so I now have my doubts about them.  All of the suppliers I knew 
about are now history.

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