Re: Tesla parts.-Beware
Sent: Saturday, November 08, 1997 7:53 PM
Subject: Re: Tesla parts.-Beware
On Sat, 8 Nov 1997 06:14:13 -0600 Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com> writes:
>Sent: Friday, November 07, 1997 7:42 PM
>To: Tesla List
>Subject: Re: Tesla parts.-Beware
>> From: teslaman-at-juno-dot-com[SMTP:teslaman-at-juno-dot-com]
>> Sent: Thursday, November 06, 1997 9:32 PM
>> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
>> Subject: Tesla parts.
>>" For some time now I have been ordering useful components from MECI
>> (Mendelson Electronics Co.) that others might want to investigate.
>> are mainly a new & used surplus mail order outfit. Address is:
>> Several items of use for possible Tesla coil projects..."
>> Kevin E.
>I didn't have such a positive experience with them.
>All of the dozen HV caps I ordered were DOA (dead shorted right out
>of the bag!)
>I needed all 6 of the HV resistors ordered (otherwise less would be
>useless) and they shipped one, explaining that thats all they had with
>no possiblity of more in the future.
>They did however, take the caps back and gave me a credit for them-
>but not for the shipping.
>All in all it was a waste of time and money.
I suppose everybody has got burnt thru mail orders at some time in life,
but so far MECI has been good to me. Probably has some to do with the
kinds of parts ordered, so far I have received good components,
especially the EMI filters. I have had problems with other mail order
houses too and have not used them since.>