[time-nuts] HP nixie counters, free!
pete at petelancashire.com
Fri Jan 5 14:55:45 EST 2018
Worse case pull and keep/offer the boards and the oven. Gets the shipping
costs down. Other than the power transistors they are 90% of what goes
On Jan 5, 2018 11:45 AM, "Don" <dlewis6767 at austin.rr.com> wrote:
> Hi Scott....
> I have two of these counters and just love them.
> With the proper 'tuned-cavity' plugins, they can measure into the
> gigahertz. Such nostalgia.
> Unfortunately, I am in Austin, TX. They are heavy! Want to meet in
> Atlanta???? hihi.
> Seriously, ...if you have any left over, with no homes, I might be
> interested in just the Nixie readout modules, if you would ship some to
> me. I'll pay shipping, of course.
> On Fri, 2018-01-05 at 13:10 -0500, David Scott Coburn wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I have some old HP nixie tube counters (5245Ls) which I would like to
> > give away to a good home. See the attached photo. (Sorry for the
> > poor quality.)
> > Some of them power on, some of them do not. I don't think any of
> > them actually work correctly. They would be good for parts.
> > I am giving these away for free to anyone who is interested.
> > I would rather not have to box these up and ship them. I am located
> > on Long Island (NY) and would be willing to drive them part way
> > (within reason!) to meet if you are willing.
> > I tried Craig's list with no luck. I do not want the hassle of eBay.
> > If no one is interested I will probably tear them down and get the
> > various parts into the right metal recycling bins at the landfill
> > (sadly).
> > Thanks,
> > Scott
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