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|14th February 2007, 03:02 PM||#1|
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Salt Lake City
Salt Lake Instrument For Sale
Bill Davis is retiring after decades in the buisness and the tubes and stuff are all for sale. I've always had fun looking through Bill's warehouse and where else on the planet could one find Image Dissector Toobes for sale. If anyone is truely interested in owning 3/4 million toobes then contact him directly. His retirement notice is below.....
IT IS TIME TO CLOSE THE DOORS
For Sale: Salt Lake Instrument
Years ago as a member of the U.S. Navy, I spent 23 days on Omaha Beach in WW-2. Later I was transfered to a ship named the USS Marathon APA 200 in the Pacific that wound up being torpedoed.
After discharge from the Navy, I was employed by a wholesale electronics company. Gradually I started to buy and sell war surplus electronics (tubes) and opened my buisness that I named Salt Lake Instrument Service. Over time, the core of my buisness developed into buying and selling electronic materials and repairing electronic test instruments, tubes and meters. I have enjoyed this buisness for 60 years...enoyed the buisness itself and the folks that I have become aquainted with over that span of time.
After 60 years of being self employed I am ready to close the doors of Salt Lake Instrument Service. I am ready to let it go.
Anyone interested in purchasing this buisness that has an inventory of approximately 3/4 million tubes and electronic parts should contact me.
William H. Davis
Salt Lake Instrument Service
129 West 1700 South
Salt Lake City, UTah 84115
|14th February 2007, 04:05 PM||#2|
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End of an era. I used to spend hours rummaging through the back before this tube audio thing came back into fashion. Probably half the NOS tubes I own came from there. Bill was always great to me.
"The way to deal with superstition is not to be polite to it, but to tackle it with all arms, and so rout it, cripple it, and make it forever infamous and ridiculous."- H. L. Mencken
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