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resources:surplus [02/12/2018 03:57]
dantonian [Ontario]
resources:surplus [05/22/2021 18:48]
jeff mendelsons and CTR are reportedly closed
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 I reserve the right to delete anything that I do not feel is appropriate for this list. I reserve the right to delete anything that I do not feel is appropriate for this list.
  
-//Business owners/employees: Please do not add your own store to this list. This usually trips my internal "spam filter". Instead, talk to your customers and have one of them add a link +**//Business owners/employees: NO SPAM. Please do not add your own store to this list. This usually trips my internal "spam filter". Instead, talk to your customers and have one of them add a link 
-and a few words about your store (honest and frank evaluations are encouraged). If your entry reads like spam or an advertisement, it will be removed.//+and a few words about your store (honest and frank evaluations are encouraged). If your entry reads like spam or an advertisement, it will be removed.//**
  
 ====== Canada ====== ====== Canada ======
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 ==== San Francisco Bay Area ==== ==== San Francisco Bay Area ====
-  * Advanced Component Electronics (ACE), San Jose, CA - http://www.acecomponents.com/+  * <del>Advanced Component Electronics (ACE), San Jose, CA - http://www.acecomponents.com/</del> [[http://www.bluefeathertech.com/technoid/ace.html|CLOSED 2016]]
     * The biggest selection of 74XX series logic ICs I have ever seen in one place.  Lots of passives too.     * The biggest selection of 74XX series logic ICs I have ever seen in one place.  Lots of passives too.
   * Anchor Electronics, Santa Clara, CA - http://www.anchor-electronics.com/   * Anchor Electronics, Santa Clara, CA - http://www.anchor-electronics.com/
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   * Fry's Electronics, Sunnyvale, CA - http://frys.com/   * Fry's Electronics, Sunnyvale, CA - http://frys.com/
     * Not surplus but still a cheap source for misc. electronics items.  I always stop here on the way home from HSC.  They have cheap aluminum enclosures and tips for Weller soldering irons.  Oh, and all the computer hardware you could ever want.     * Not surplus but still a cheap source for misc. electronics items.  I always stop here on the way home from HSC.  They have cheap aluminum enclosures and tips for Weller soldering irons.  Oh, and all the computer hardware you could ever want.
-  * Halted Specialties (aka HSC), 3051 Corvin Dr., Santa Clara, CA - http://halted.com/ Location in Rohnert Park is closed. Santa Clara location moved from Ryder St. in 2016.+  * Halted Specialties (aka HSC), 3051 Corvin Dr., Santa Clara, CA - http://halted.com/ Location in Rohnert Park is closed. Santa Clara location moved from Ryder St. in 2016. Rumored to be [[https://rsts11.com/2018/04/06/weird-stuff-warehouse-is-closing-this-weekend/|closing or changing hands in 2018]].
     * My favorite place to find electronic components, period.  Possibly because I know where to find things.  I've been shopping here (Santa Clara) for over 15 years.     * My favorite place to find electronic components, period.  Possibly because I know where to find things.  I've been shopping here (Santa Clara) for over 15 years.
   * scrap, San Francisco, CA - http://www.scrap-sf.org   * scrap, San Francisco, CA - http://www.scrap-sf.org
   * Urban Ore, Berkeley, CA - http://urbanore.com   * Urban Ore, Berkeley, CA - http://urbanore.com
     * Mostly building materials, books and records, and household items, but a limited selection of consumer electronics, old computers, cables, and electronic components. Turn right after you enter and go to the back of the store.     * Mostly building materials, books and records, and household items, but a limited selection of consumer electronics, old computers, cables, and electronic components. Turn right after you enter and go to the back of the store.
-  * Weird Stuff Warehouse, Sunnyvale, CA - http://www.weirdstuff.com/+  * <del>Weird Stuff Warehouse, Sunnyvale, CA</del> - http://www.weirdstuff.com/ - CLOSED 4/8/2018, RIP Weird Stuff, we will miss you. [[https://rsts11.com/2018/04/06/weird-stuff-warehouse-is-closing-this-weekend/|details]]
     * Weekly bid sales, lots of cool surplus equipment in the back part of the store.     * Weekly bid sales, lots of cool surplus equipment in the back part of the store.
  
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  ==== Crestline ====  ==== Crestline ====
-  * CTR Surplus - http://www.ctr-surplus.com/ +  * <del> CTR Surplus - http://www.ctr-surplus.com/ </del> site is down. closed? reported 5/13/2021 
-    * You have to go there, various eBay stores don't reflect the amount of stuff they have. Prices are also better in person.+    * <del>You have to go there, various eBay stores don't reflect the amount of stuff they have. Prices are also better in person.</del>
  
  ==== Dayton ====  ==== Dayton ====
-  * Mendelsons - http://meci.com/  +  * <del> Mendelsons - http://meci.com/ </del> - closed Feb 2021, reported 5/13/2021 
-    * Much better in person.. plan to spend a few hours here.+    * <del> Much better in person.. plan to spend a few hours here.</del>
  
  ==== Fairborn ====  ==== Fairborn ====
resources/surplus.txt · Last modified: 05/22/2021 18:50 by jeff