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Bunker of Doom

Discussion in 'Home Brew' started by Shadetree Mechanic, Aug 23, 2020.

  1. Shadetree Mechanic

    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    I found a website that has a ton of info about a lot of neat old technology of many different things.

    http://www.bunkerofdoom.com/


     

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    543_Dallas Sr. Member

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    That guy had a big laser for sale at the Belton hamfest a few years back. It looked dangerous even without the 500 volt power supply.
     
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  3. Shadetree Mechanic

    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    ForestRunner98 917 SoCal

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    That was amazing!!! Funny that I am new to this stuff and most of it has been around before I was born. Prices are cheap for 2020 but in 1969-70 those are pricy items!!!
     
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    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    Yes, you could easily put another zero on the end of the price to get it's value in today's dollar.
     
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    Slowmover Elmer

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    Our compensation needs to go up by 2.5X whatever one makes now to pace productivity increases since then. (Then, higher cost of living added to that).

    X10 as a price comp is accurate, but the understanding (meaning) of imported slave-made goods isn’t.

    Got sidetracked with that site into reading on tube radios of the AM table-top variety. Broadcast. Looked at one restoration and the sellers comment was, now good for another 62-years.

    $299. Beautiful.

    Everything today is ugly.

    “Velcome to Soviet Union!
    Verkers Paradise!!”



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    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    I found this link on Bunker Of Doom to another website you just gotta check out too.

    http://www.w3am.com
     
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    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    Bump. If you have some time to kill over the holidays, a person could easily spend a few days looking through this stuff!
     
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    Crawdad Down in the mud invasive species

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    Took me best part of a year (just out of high school) to save up for an AM only Cobra 89XLR. $150 in 1977 dollars. SSB bases were out of reach for me then, had to scrounge.

    73
     
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    Slowmover Elmer

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    Or a Belgian-made BROWNING SA-22 at $125.
     
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