[Amps] Why do tubes cost so much?

Bill, W6WRT dezrat1242 at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 30 16:27:44 PDT 2010


On Mon, 30 Aug 2010 17:33:33 -0000, "Bill VanAlstyne W5WVO"
<w5wvo at cybermesa.net> wrote:

>Axiom #1:
>You can make more money selling something new than selling something old.
>Axiom #2:
>If you make something old better with new technology, to the marketplace 
>it's not something new, it's still something old. See Axiom #1.
>Axiom #3:
>If you ARE making money selling something old that really isn't very good, 
>but it is absorbing zero dollars in engineering overhead, just keep selling 
>it, and don't put another DIME into it to make it better. See Axiom #2.


Pearls of wisdom. Like most such things, obvious once someone points
them out. 

Thanks, Bill

73, Bill W6WRT

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