[clug] Help sourcing Arduino kit

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Thu Feb 11 23:20:35 MST 2010

Rob Bolin wrote:
> Afternoon all,
> I attended last night's PSIG and got all keen to purchase and play with
> the Arduino (I was interested before, but now I'm keen - and I have
> permission to spend some cash :-) ). I've been looking around the web, and
> put together a shopping list (below) and now I'm looking for a reasonably
> priced/reliable supplier. I initially looked at Little Bird, but they put
> me off when I was at the check out by adding the gst on top of the prices
> displayed through their website (big hint, tell me the whole price, not
> just part of it, when I'm browsing...)
> Shopping list:
> Arduino Starter Kit
> Ethernet Shield
> Making Things Talk (book)
> Practical Arduino (Jon and Hugh's book)
> Arduino Power Supply

I buy _everything_ from ebay. I've also had a lot of success with people 
reshipping things that don't show up for free without buying any form of 
insurance. People are terrified of bad reviews, just don't put one in 
until stuff arrives.


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