[LCA2015-Chat] [Chat] Flying with soldering irons
bruce at gnuzealand.com
Wed Dec 24 14:20:10 EST 2014
On Wed, Dec 24, 2014 at 10:07 AM, Mark Foster <
mark.foster at lca2015.linux.org.au> wrote:
> Another vote for Surplustronics, definately worth looking at. Jaycar
> aren't bad, but (dare I say it) they're a lot more like DSE used to be,
> than they used to be.
Jaycar also seem not to be strong on low prices.
To save search time on their site:
> Note their address is 520 Queen St; not 'Upper Queen St' which is on the
> other side of Karangahape Rd. It's probably a 20 minute walk to the venue
> from there.
> (DSE themselves are a joke these days, in case anyone was wondering; I say
> this as a former employee...)
DSE is no-longer a ham / hobbiest outlet and hasn't been since the
supermarket chain that owned it decided to repurpose it.
"Before attempting to create something new, it is vital to have a good
appreciation of everything that already exists in this field." Mikhail
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