Radio Shack Catalogs – Like ALL of them

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I could spend hours at this site. Check out Radio Shack Catalogs – Like ALL of them

I used to wait for the TV commercials heralding the arrival of the NEW RADIO SHACK CATALOGS (usually some time in the fall) which would usually have a coupon for a free plastic 4 or 5 cell D-battery flashlight. My friend Tad and I would ride our bikes to the store, get the Flashlight and the Catalog. The guys in the store viewed us as annoying kids, but what they didn’t realize was that by being nice to us, they were creating Radio Shack fans for life. A little short-sighted, but they were on commission, so I guess we were still just annoying kids.

The 1980 catalog has a TRS-80- computer for on $499.95. HUZZAH!


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2 thoughts on “Radio Shack Catalogs – Like ALL of them

  1. mwentworth says:

    I found this site awhile back, but failed to post it here, I guess because I figured there were only a few crazy Radio Shack / Tandy fans out there. I grew up sneaking over to the shack all the time and collect all kinds of Radio Shack stuff now. I have a stack of catalogs, several of the comics (some spares if anyone needs one), radios, amps, old batteries, and a few of my favorite items, the electronics projects kits – hours of fun there!!

  2. Fraze says:

    Are you kidding me!!! this is awesome. I used to LOVE reading these catalogues in the 70s and 80s when they came in the newspaper. Looking back at a few now, some of those prices are crazy! That site reminds me alot of this site; which was another favourite catalogue of mine;

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