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    Posted 2 years ago

    Toyrebel
    (215 items)

    Just picked this up. I recieved this from a friend of the family for Christmas around '67 when I was about 12. He had been a Ham operator and knew I was interested in electronics. This is a Knight Kit 100 in 1 Electronic Lab Kit from Allied Radio. Allied was a mail order elecronics distributor like Heathkit, Lafayette Radio etc. These were the days before electronic stores. You had to completely assemble the kit out of the hundreds of parts. When completed you could make 100 different projects, radio, low power transmitter etc. I learned about components, circuits, the resistor color code etc. from this. I later became an electronic tech in the 80's, this kit was a major influence in my profession. It was a lot of fun and you actually could learn something.

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    Comments

    1. Vynil33rpm Vynil33rpm, 2 years ago
      KooL Set
      My great grandfather was a ham operator also
      Only he had a Hog Farm
    2. Toyrebel Toyrebel, 2 years ago
      My ancestors had some hawgs on the farm also. There ain't no ham like Birmingham.
    3. Vynil33rpm Vynil33rpm, 2 years ago
      Funny Mr. toy Reb
      But the best place for breakfast ham
      Is Hammond , La., it’s named for
      Ham mond (and)eggs

    4. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      That is such an awesome set!! And the fact that it influenced your career choice is great!!
    5. Toyrebel Toyrebel, 2 years ago
      Thanks Jscott. It was a great teaching aid and got me interested in electronics. It was a total surprise to get it. It was pretty neat to mess with. It impressed one of my friends enough that he ordered one.
    6. Toyrebel Toyrebel, 2 years ago
      I didn't know the story of Hammond. It kept me awake wondering a lot.

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