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by w5kc
Mon Jul 17, 2006 6:04 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Stored equipment and how it is affected.
Replies: 3
Views: 2629

Stored equipment and how it is affected.

I have a topic of interest to me because I am the one who has done all of these things. I have an MLA 2500, with far less than 100 total hours running time on it, that was for reasons I won't go into here, stored away in 1985 along with all the rest of the ham equipment. The tubes were removed and s...
by w5kc
Fri Jun 02, 2006 2:02 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: MINT OR JUST LIKE NEW RADIOS.
Replies: 17
Views: 16589

mint or like new

There is a addendum to the post about rating Amateur gear in terms that hams can relate to, it can be found on the web at: http://www.k4icl.com/Ten%20Scale.htm
This is also in a post on this site by K4ICL.
73 w5kc
by w5kc
Fri Jun 02, 2006 1:11 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: MINT OR JUST LIKE NEW RADIOS.
Replies: 17
Views: 16589

mint or like new

Of course, honesty and integrity are the prime qualities needed in the sale of anything used and sight unseen. However, some folks don't possess either of those qualities. In view of that, a logical rating criteria should be established. I have dealt with a used camera dealer and they have come up w...
by w5kc
Fri Jun 02, 2006 12:34 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Sold pending funds?
Replies: 13
Views: 14964

There must be a better way. I know of one ad that has been out on the board for several weeks marked "sold pending funds". If it has taken that long to get the bucks then something needs to change. And if it's an item you want, you can initiate the change yourself: Send the seller a note pointing t...
by w5kc
Thu May 18, 2006 1:14 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Sold pending funds?
Replies: 13
Views: 14964

There must be a better way. I know of one ad that has been out on the board for several weeks marked "sold pending funds". If it has taken that long to get the bucks then something needs to change.