[RFI] shopping for toroids

David Cole dave at nk7z.net
Mon Dec 2 11:54:06 EST 2013

Thanks for the info sir!!!
Thanks and 73's,
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On Sun, 2013-12-01 at 13:04 -0800, Jim Brown wrote: 
> On 12/1/2013 12:41 PM, David Cole wrote:
> > I also would be interested!  If you are making a group order please let me know...
> This is something that needs to be organized with one or more local 
> clubs. The reason is shipping costs and breakage in shipping if they are 
> not packed well.  I've never seen breakage in full boxes packed by 
> Fair-Rite at the factory, but that's not true of those packed by others. 
> Also, the COST of shipping is very high as a percentage of the cost of 
> the part for small quantities, but relatively small for full boxes 
> shipped by ground.
> An appendix in k9yc.com/RFI-Ham.pdf includes a worksheet to help decide 
> how many pieces of various sizes of parts to order. Once you know how 
> many of each part you are going to order, you simply go to the Fair-Rite 
> website, select the tab for getting quotations from a distributor, and 
> get them from at least three for full box quantities. My best quotation 
> this time around was from Dexter Magnetics near Chicago, Kreiger (in VA) 
> was next, and Mouser was high (by a lot).
> 73, Jim K9YC
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