Is there another retail store like Radioshack?

Discussion in 'Electrical Systems' started by John Wright, Jul 12, 2018.

  1. John Wright

    John Wright Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Just curious, as all of the Radio Shacks around here have all disappeared.
    I'm always needing a little something, currently it's a variable resistor to dim an led high beam indicator light that is way too bright.
     
  2. djorgensen3

    djorgensen3 Veteran Member

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    Fry's Electronics. Not sure if any are in your area but that's what we have here.
     
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  3. RS1979

    RS1979 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Maybe Best Buy
     
  4. Canadian Barton

    Canadian Barton Veteran Member

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    Online try digikey or Mouser Electronics
     
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  5. Twisted_Metal

    Twisted_Metal Moderator Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Put an incandescent bulb back in to the socket.

    I had to do that when I converted by dash cluster to LEDs.
    (The blue light was way too bright.)
     
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  6. ol' grouch

    ol' grouch Veteran Member

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    I never understood how Radio Shack could go under. I guess people wanting things to stay the same and protect their little fiefdom. Tandy Corp. is perfectly placed to rebound with the current digital age. The same with Sears. Both could make a pot full of money but they are too set in their ways. Sears was Amazon a Century ago. You could buy anything from the catalog and have it delivered. Sound familiar? Some stuff that Amazon doesn't even think of was available from Sears.
     
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  7. jimrr

    jimrr Veteran Member

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    Ol grouch has a point.
     
  8. BonzoHansen

    BonzoHansen Administrator Lifetime Gold Member

    No way in hell
     
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  9. Lowend

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