[sdiy] Bournes 300K pots...

patchell patchell at silcom.com
Fri Jun 7 07:04:59 CEST 2002


    I got mine in a matter of days.  Although, I live fairly close to where they
were sent from (Arizona to California).

Rob Mantel wrote:

> Be careful, I warned for that in earlier msg, they have 2 kind of 300K
> bournes pots, they look the same but different #s, one is $20/100, the other
> one is $35/100. Still didnt get the ones I ordered, did it take long for you
> all to get them?
>
> Rob
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "patchell" <patchell at silcom.com>
> To: "J. Larry Hendry" <jlarryh at iquest.net>
> Cc: <synth-diy at dropmix.xs4all.nl>
> Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 6:45 PM
> Subject: Re: [sdiy] Bournes 300K pots...
>
> >     Yes, well thanks very much for bringing those to our attention...they
> are
> > very nice pots, for the price...although, I had to pay 35 cents
> each...they
> > must have raised the price :-)
> >
> > "J. Larry Hendry" wrote:
> >
> > > That was me.  I always look those surplus catalogs over for NOS.  About
> 6
> > > months ago I got two Power One +/- 15 VDC regulated supplies (the read
> nice
> > > ones) with a 5000 mA per rail rating, for $24.95 each.  They were NOS
> with
> > > 1998 date codes.  The crazy thing about the 300K pots is they come with
> the
> > > real nice very hard to find 3/8" internal tooth lock washers and
> standard
> > > nuts.  I have paid more than 20 cents each for the nut / star washer
> combo.
> > > Am I crazy to think buying these pots at 20 cents is a good source for
> the
> > > second nut you never get with pots and the nice lock washer?  Yes, I am
> too
> > > anal to throw the pot away. :)
> > > Larry H
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: Jim Patchell <patchell at silcom.com>
> > > To: <synth-diy at dropmix.xs4all.nl>
> > > Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 8:46 AM
> > > Subject: [sdiy] Bournes 300K pots...
> > >
> > >     I cannot remember who it was on this list who put up the notice
> > > about the "300K Bournes Pots" from electronic gold mine (sorry, I
> > > already deleted the email), but that was a fantastic find.  I need to
> > > puruse the surplus places more often.  Just got mine, and they do indeed
> > > feel fantastic.  Keep up the good work.
> > >
> > >     Except now I need to enlarge the holes on my panel (drilled 5/16"
> > > for the Xicon pots).  Well, off to the store today to purchase a 3/8"
> > > reamer.
> > >
> > >     -Jim
> >
> > --
> >  -Jim
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> >

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