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Buy Parts Thread Missing?

Discussion in 'Site Issues & Feedback' started by MrAl, Feb 12, 2016.

  1. MrAl

    MrAl Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Hi,

    I cant seem to find the thread where everyone posted places on the internet to buy parts. There were a lot of sites quoted in that thead so it grew quite a bit. I cant seem to find it again however and i thought it was a sticky. Is it still here or did it get removed?
     
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    Hi,

    Thanks but that is not it either. This one had many replies with people that gave their own links to sites that sell electronic parts.
     
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    Hi,

    Thanks John.


    I dont think information should be just discarded. An idea would be to create a sub topic for each main topic. The sub topic could be called simply "Stickies" or what i like, "Permathreads".

    For example, under General we would find a SINGLE sub topic called "Permathreads", and under that we would find all the stickies.

    Stickies are a valuable asset.

    So i guess that thread is msising now? It was called "Where To Buy Electronic Components and Parts".
     
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    It seems an awful lot of bother to search however many pages that sticky was for some part that probably wasn't even indexed there. This forum does not allow a search of individual threads. or searches within searches.

    What part are you looking for?

    John
     
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    If the thread is to be resurrected, can I suggest that it is reduced to a list of links and that all the chaff removed?

    JimB
     
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    Maybe those who want it resurrected could provide that service. I would hate to see out moderators tasked with it.

    John
     
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    Hi,

    Well it seems like a good idea to show people where to buy parts, and if memebers found new places they could post them there too. Seems like a good idea. Yes, the links themselves might be good unless the member has a very good or very bad experience with that particular web site.
    Seem good?

    Part? Not looking for a part. I was looking for the thread because i was about to post a supplier plus some positive review for that supplier due to a recent problem with them that was resolved quickly and they gave a partial refund which i thought was very good on their part. I thought other members might like to know about this too. That, and the prices seem to be very low compared to other places i've shopped.

    I dont think any ONE place is the right place to shop, but if there is something very good or very bad about a site that sells parts and/or test equipment and related i think others would like to know that too. Dont you agree?
     
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    Nice of you to take the initiative to post a positive review. Most people sit quiet and say nothing when they are satisfied but raise a stink when they're pissed.
     
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    Why not post it here: http://www.electro-tech-online.com/forums/product-service-reviews/
    That is a whole forum.

    John
     
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    Hey that's nice now :)
     
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    It is a handy thread.... I'll make it sticky so its on the first page.... It won't matter on that forum, it's only small!!
     

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