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Tue Mar 22 09:09:09 EDT 2011
On Mar 22, 2011, at 7:50 AM, George Rosamond wrote:
> This is a bit of an unusual post, but I think it's appropriate since lots of people on this list use them. . .
> GCS/Lee is closing shop soon. They were a low-cost grey-box hardware vendor that lots of us used on 37th street.
> They were always helpful, quick to reply and dead-honest.
> I know many many people used them on this list for boxes, last-minute hardware parts, etc., on a regular basis.
> I have known and utilized them since they fax spammed my job in 1995, the year they opened. In 1995, fax spamming wasn't so intrusive or common ;)
> GCS sponsored NYCBSDCon 2010, but in normal Lee fashion, he was more concerned with giving us sponsorship money than having any presence.
> They will be sorely missed by lots of us.
Epic news, this is the end of an era.
Lee and everyone at GCS have been the most honorable, honest hardware vendors I'll ever work with.
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