Ebay horror ...

From: joe <rigdonj_at_intellistar.net>
Date: Tue Jun 12 20:01:55 2001

At 11:23 PM 6/12/01 +0100, Tony wrote:

>That depends on the amount of gold plating, I believe. Certainly I've
>seen surplus PCBs in the UK which have had the gold-plated edge fingers
>cut off, but where the rest of the board is intact. I assume this is
>because the gold-plated parts are worth recycling.
>I find this annoying, BTW. I don't know exactly what the gold on a card
>edge is worth, but it can't be more than a few pounds.

    Just as a rule of thumb, the edge connectors USED to be worth about 1
cent per contact however the price of gold has dropped
considerably. Makes you sick doesn't it?

Received on Tue Jun 12 2001 - 20:01:55 BST

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