Gene Sequencer at rummage shop in Seattle.

From: Eric Smith <>
Date: Fri Apr 28 12:50:20 2000

Roger Ivie <> wrote:
> The most truly amazing surplus story I've ever heard was that of a
> fellow that acquired a surplus Plutonium processing plant from INEL,
> up in Idaho. The government managed to stop him from shipping it to
> India, but it was a close thing.

IIRC, the only way they were able to stop him from selling it to another
party was to buy it from him, for thousands of times what he paid for it.
Technically it was legally exportable.
Received on Fri Apr 28 2000 - 12:50:20 BST

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