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Re: [PLUG] Computer / Industrial / Military Surplus Stores InPhiladelphia?
On 12 Apr, 2006, at 16:52, Walt Mankowski wrote:
On Wed, Apr 12, 2006 at 04:31:42PM -0400, Paul L. Snyder wrote:
(To keep this on topic, I'll mention the "local resources" list on
Make:Philly website, http://makephilly.com/Make.aspx?page=5 - several
surplus stores of various varieties are mentioned, some of which
very cool indeed.)
Historically, "Selectronics" has handed everything from Univac I
machines to parts of the ETA10 (essentially the last "big-iron"
3411 Grays Ferry Ave
I haven't been there in years, but their website implies that they
have quite an assortment of "stuff."
There is also an "importer/manufacturer" located out Baltimore pike
just this side of Lansdowne Avenue. Off hand I don't remember their
name, but they do have a website.
They make an assortment of "white boxes" and have all kinds of parts
for sale -- but you have to know what you want and ask for it. ...
nothing at all like Frys or even Radio Shack.
William H. Magill
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