[rescue] bits and pieces
lionel4287 at yahoo.com
Sat Jun 14 11:52:16 CDT 2003
--- "Jeffrey J. Nonken" <jeff_work at nonken.net> wrote:
> Dave, I have a basment full of replacement parts. So far when I've
> asked here, nobody has wanted me to throw away ANYTHING. That's fine,
> except that one of the reasons I'm going through all this stuff is to
> figure out what to keep and what to throw away.
I found that I was able to get rid of some odd little circuit boards by
posting an extremely accurate note about them (each part, device
number, etc.) - I got an unsolicited email from a parts reseller who
offered me a few $$ for the lot. The $$ covered shipping, a nice meal
for the family, and I felt that I had helped someone...
Of course, YMMV ;^)
If you truly have a large collection of minor parts, maybe the thing to
do is to gather them all together and in a detailed posting offer them
up on ebay as a single lot. A repair shop/hobbiest may find a use for
"Nothing would please me more than being able to hire ten
programmers and deluge the hobby market with good software"
Bill Gates, in "An OpenLetter to Hobbyists" dated February 3, 1976
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