Why are there so many rectangular shaped things for sale?

Discussion in 'Ham Radio Discussions' started by KC2SIZ, Jul 12, 2019.

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  1. KC2SIZ

    KC2SIZ Ham Member QRZ Page

    Are they just not any good? Manufacturing defects? What gives?
     
  2. KE6EE

    KE6EE Ham Member QRZ Page

    I much prefer bowling ball shaped gear. Good for at least two things.

    On second thought, all the wonderful gear that is NOT advertised for sale
    is the most desirable of all, well-loved and -maintained by its owners and
    never, never to be sold.

    If you don't see it in the classifieds, it's the best ever.
     
  3. K8ERV

    K8ERV Ham Member QRZ Page

    Maybe the world ran out of round things.

    TOM K8ERV Montrose Colo
     
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  4. W7UUU

    W7UUU Super Moderator Lifetime Member 133 Administrator Volunteer Moderator Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    I know squares fell out of favor in the late 50s and into the 60s ;)

    Dave
    W7UUU
     
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  5. KC3EPA

    KC3EPA Ham Member QRZ Page

    Squares are also rectangles where all sides are equal.
    Just playing .
     
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  6. KL7AJ

    KL7AJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    I would like to have a few Metronome shaped rigs. :)
     
  7. AD5HR

    AD5HR Ham Member QRZ Page

    I built a QRP MOPA CW rig on a round cakepan, but I will
    never sell it!
     
  8. WZ7U

    WZ7U Ham Member QRZ Page

    The elliptical shaped ones are the rarest and most desirable of all.
     
  9. KC8VWM

    KC8VWM Ham Member QRZ Page

    I think you have to do that rectangle math to get the answer.
     
  10. WB2WIK

    WB2WIK Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    I dunno. Rectangular stuff is so last century.
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