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Old 15th November 2008, 09:44 PM   #1
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I've noticed that ggaet hans't offered Transcendar transformers on Ebay for awhile. Also, I recently tried contacting Transcendar by phone to throw some buisness their way, and their number is no longer in service. Finally, directory assistance no longer has any listing for Transcendar in Hollister, CA. Does this mean what I think it does? Bummer...
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Old 15th November 2008, 10:30 PM   #2
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The site is still up and no phone numbers are provided..

Have you tried their email?

Site is here: http://www.transcendar.com/

and email is sales@transcendar.com

It could well be that they are gone, but ggaet has never offered transformers on a continuous basis on eBay. It's always been hit or miss.

I'll keep my fingers crossed while you try that email address.
It's a pretty small operation.. You never know...
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Old 15th November 2008, 11:02 PM   #3
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As far as I know, Gery is still producing transformers but he is in semi-retirement. When eBay is your only storefront, it's easy to shut down shop for a couple weeks (or months!) and go on a well deserved extended vacation.

I'd expect that if you are patient, you'll see what you want on eBay - eventually. I'd grab them quickly, though.
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Old 15th November 2008, 11:24 PM   #4
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Well, that was part of the deal. What I really wanted to do was to cultivate Transcendar as an alternate source of prototype magnetics for my company, as the local vendor we are currently using does not savy vacuum impregnation.
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Old 15th November 2008, 11:40 PM   #5
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I've noticed that ggaet hans't offered Transcendar transformers on Ebay for awhile.
Umm, he currently has 4 active transformer auctions and auctions for 8 other items.

http://shop.ebay.com/merchant/ggaet
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Old 15th November 2008, 11:45 PM   #6
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Yeah, he is still going. I just received a pair of 3k SE output transformers from him via ebay a couple weeks ago, and they look great. Great deal, especially with the MS Live cashback.
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Old 15th November 2008, 11:56 PM   #7
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I must've been blind last night, as I looked for his XFMR auctions on Ebay then and didn't find any, using my usual search parameters "output transformer", "audio transformer", and "tube transformer". Well, that's good news - I'll try emailing him about the other business I wanted to discuss.

On another note, I've been seeing a lot of old Fisher P-P transformers popping up on Ebay lately, and have nabbed a few. That, however, is a subject for a different thread.
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Old 16th November 2008, 06:13 AM   #8
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I bought a pair of his 5K SE OPTs a couple weeks ago. He has both the 3K and 5K listed on his ebay store now. He has also added a newer 3K OPT which is larger.... shown for a 300B. Looks interesting.

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Old 17th November 2008, 02:35 AM   #9
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Hi KM

Let us know how you go with those Transcendars. You have had some experience with other brands; it would be interesting to hear what you think of the Transcendars.

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I've used the earlier 3K transcendar and I thought it was quite good, within a stone's throw in fact of several transformers that cost a great deal more.
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