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Old 26th March 2010, 12:49 AM   #1
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Default Totally cool, blast from the past...

I ran across this link while researching my University 312 speakers. I had no idea that Radio Shack was so big once and carried the some of the finest audio equipment available. Mac, Scott, H/K and so on, all within their catalog. In fact, it looks like they were a one stop shop for most all the newest tech toys.

1962 Radio Shack Catalog

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Old 26th March 2010, 01:59 AM   #2
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I ran across this link while researching my University 312 speakers. I had no idea that Radio Shack was so big once and carried the some of the finest audio equipment available. Mac, Scott, H/K and so on, all within their catalog. In fact, it looks like they were a one stop shop for most all the newest tech toys.

1962 Radio Shack Catalog

Have fun!
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It IS cool. What's scary is the pricing. $30 for an AM radio. The inflation calculator says $1.00 in 1962 is $7.20 in 2010. That AM radio would be more than $200 now. Things are a lot better, aren't thay?

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Old 26th March 2010, 02:30 AM   #3
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Who would have thunk that "Radio Shack" was really once a "shack" of "radios".

They should change their name to "Cell Phone, Cell Phone Accessories, Radio Controlled Vehicles, and Over-Priced Battery Shack".
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Default AMT thanks-very cool catalog

Man, I'll take a pair of Solo 1's --$15.95 ea, and they had Dynaco A-410 transformers for $14.95 each. The subject of time travel is all-of-a-sudden very appealing.

Have a good one

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Bloody Flash, not only painfully slow, it won't let me go past page 9

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Old 26th March 2010, 03:34 AM   #6
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Bloody Flash, not only painfully slow, it won't let me go past page 9

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No problem here I guess Apple says no no to Flash 729 1962 dollars for a tape deck pretty extreme, there's nothing even remotely close now correcting for inflation.
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