PDX surplus stores was: Great day at Tek
innfoclassics at gmail.com
Sat Oct 18 00:15:20 CDT 2008
> I assume he means the "Tek Country Store" which has operated in various
> locations since at least the early 70's. Last I heard it is somewhere on
> the Beaverton Tek Campus (is that the only one left?), and is only open once
> a month. I for one would love to know the current info on it.
It is the Tektronix surplus store, generally selling surplus of what
they use not what they make.
Sounds like I have to go back also. I used to enjoy the store, the
wait before the door opens, the polite run and exploring the stuff.
A quick google search brought up this on the Portland robotics web site.
Tektronix Country Store
Beaverton Campus Building 38 Loading Dock (East side of building).
Public Hours: 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month from 2-4pm
People start lining up before opening to get the best stuff (including
the commercial surplus store owners). Now including Tek equipment for
When I did it I was one of those commercial surplus store
owners..........And they mention test equipment has been added.
Another store on the Robotics list is:
5797 NW Cornelius Pass Road
Hillsboro Oregon 97124
Wednesday and Friday 11am to 6pm
Saturday 11am to 5pm
Surplus stuff with an online store.
Anyone been there? I have yet to make it.
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