DC wiring standards

Lynda shrdlu at deaddrop.org
Thu Jan 26 17:49:55 UTC 2012

On 1/26/2012 9:24 AM, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Jan 2012 12:07:19 EST, Lamar Owen said:
>> What's interesting here is that this is the third book I've seen on Amazon
>> where the used price is higher than the new;
> Off-topic, but this usually happens when the book has a "new" price listed, but
> is in fact unavailable/out-of-print. So it would be $34.95 if there were new copies
> to be had....

This is correct. I collect certain old books. For a real shocker, take a 
look at this slim volume on quantitative analysis and the stock market.


The used copies range from a few hundred to a significant amount, and 
the collectible ones (including a signed first edition) top out at 
$2,495.00 (anyone who likes is welcome to purchase that signed first 
edition and send it to me as a gift).

I really wish they would just reissue the book. I'd buy it. It doesn't 
even need updating (I'd prefer that it wasn't). It could be a 
celebration of the 35th year since its publication.

Sometimes a paper book is better (the wiring book is another excellent 


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        Agent X

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