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Offline bigbuck

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SILENT AUCTION
« on: October 17, 2012, 06:48:09 PM »
I'm going to try a auction out on here, this is a old simpson meter that works, sold as is.
Model 260 own by my grandfather. Its to big & heavy to carry around,  but may be worth something. Bidding stops @ 8pm. Est. a week from today. Wed. Oct. 24th. @ 8pm. Est. Starting bid can be as low as a dollar. Money will be sent to AJ @ appliancejunk by money order or through paypal.
Here's the good part, money will go to appliancejunk for forum maintenance & improvements. Once money clears, aj will message me with name & address,  then i will ship.
 
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Re: SILENT AUCTION
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2012, 07:23:15 PM »
I'll start.     $8.00   How much does shipping cost.
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Re: SILENT AUCTION
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2012, 07:29:38 PM »
Nothing, I pay for shipping.

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Re: SILENT AUCTION
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2012, 07:37:42 PM »
Thanks bigbuck this is very generous of you.  O0


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Re: SILENT AUCTION
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2012, 09:17:16 PM »
Going Once...
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Offline elgato

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Re: SILENT AUCTION
« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2012, 09:15:03 PM »
Hey he said wed not today ok I go ten dollars ;D
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Offline bigbuck

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Re: SILENT AUCTION
« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2012, 08:34:30 AM »
Come on,  just a little over 24 hrs. Until bidding stop,lets see if we can get enough for AJ to retire!!! Lol

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Re: SILENT AUCTION
« Reply #7 on: October 23, 2012, 08:42:16 AM »
This is a real sensitive meter. Nice for checking them small capacitors with fractional uf's. I have one laying around in my junk. One day when my children let me have my shop back I might be able to dig it out. LOL
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Offline jimbo6679

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Re: SILENT AUCTION
« Reply #8 on: October 23, 2012, 09:29:26 PM »
The 260 is a venerable reliable workhorse.  Made for over 50 years.  Still found on line for $250 to $350 new, although I don't know for sure if Simpson is making new ones.  They might only offer the 270.     I don't think the 260 ever had capacitance scales.  Here is an info resource:http://simpson260.com/

What dash number is your model??  I don't have any idea what old ones are worth, but if it all works, it is worth a lot more than the ten bucks someone bid!   Someone will get a good deal on this!!!

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Re: SILENT AUCTION
« Reply #9 on: October 24, 2012, 01:06:03 PM »
We used these when I was an electricians mate in the Coast Guard. First tool I bought when I started repairing appliances. I still have it and would be using it every day if it wasn't so big. Joe Walsh has a new song called Analog Man. Thats me.Analog man in a digital world.