Jim Gooch Radioshack 2022

In terms of this post and Jim Gooch Radioshack…Radio Shack many of you most likely think the store has actually been gone for years after all the business filed for bankruptcy in 2015 and closed most company-owned shops a couple of years later on the key word there is company-owned shops dealer stores that were owned by independent business owners stayed open among them occurred to be within a half and an hour drive at my location new holland pennsylvania amish nation here’s some shots of the beyond the radio shack what i truly loved is how the building type of looked like an actual shack here’s the inside of the radio shack it looks precisely as i keep in mind basically any sort of electronic or accessory can consider this store probably has the first wall included a bunch of cb radios and antennas the wall behind the counter held batteries and battery chargers as some of you most likely remember to the right of the counter was a wall with some antennas including the notorious antenna i tell people not to buy however they buy it anyhow for those of you who are not familiar with what i think of this model here is a brief clip this design it’s scrap scrap

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junk this piece of junk [Music] the design was really set up outside and hooked into a television set i went through the channels and just as i expected it was not picking up the abc affiliate whtm which transmits on the vhf band this antenna model is understood to not perform well for vhf what’s so paradoxical lags the structures were some actually great older antenna models despite my criticism of this antenna design i can comprehend why the owners choose to offer and show it it’s smaller and more customer friendly the average individual doesn’t want a big antenna on their roofing system regardless of the better performance or in this case acquiring the harrisburg abc affiliate the next style over had walkie-talkies and some diodes the next style had pretty much any kind of av cable and adapter imaginable this used to be my favorite section because i’m also a wedding videographer and sometimes i would go to a wedding and forget a specific audio cable needed for the microphone throughout the event and there ‘d always be a radio shack neighboring i might stop at regrettably that’s no longer the case another aisle featured fuses battery ports and a bunch of wires here’s a wall of transistors and would you believe devices for installing an outdoor antenna mounting brackets amplifiers and even a rotator as i continued down the exact same wall there were video cable televisions and accessories some two-way radios phone wires phones themselves and mobile phone devices including this actually cool bluetooth cassette adapter it can’t be a radio shack without radios take a look at all of them designs in the middle of the shop had cars and truck stereo devices speaker wire ethernet cable televisions computer cables blank media and whoa blank cassette tapes at this radio shack i can literally purchase a cassette deck record onto a blank cassette and if the heads get unclean

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just purchase a head cleaner the nostalgia i experienced in the shop can’t be completely shared in this video alone you actually need to see it for yourself the whole time i was at the store individuals would be available in and say how they couldn’t think what they saw a radio shack with a lot of great items the general manager informed me that one person drove all the way from syracuse about 4 hours away just to experience a store i know many of you are much closer than that so absolutely consider taking a trip to check out this radio shack seriously i forgot how incredible it was to shop at one the store has a lots of products i was looking at on amazon but never ever purchased because i never ever saw the physical products however seeing them in person was a completely various experience if you’re within driving range even if it’s a few hours absolutely think about making a journey to this radio shack it stays in company thanks to assistance of regional consumers and ideally a few of my viewers thanks to general supervisor ralph hess and owner steve lowen for permitting me to go to their location make this video both are certified hams so you know you are getting great things at the store if you wish to connect to either of them here are their call indications i likewise connect them in the description of this video an extra thanks to everyone who supports me on patreon or is a member of my youtube channel if my videos have helped you cut the cord if you just think they’re cool and wish to support them all acquiring exclusive benefits such as behind the scenes content access to my videos advertisement for your one day early and direct contact with me go to patreon.com forward slash antennaman or click the sign up with button this video if you’re on facebook you can like my facebook page at facebook.com forward slash antennaman pa if you’re not on facebook wants to receive email updates when i post brand-new videos do not hesitate to sign up to my e-mail list i attached a link in the description of the video stay tuned to my youtube channel for more cable cutting antenna relayed videos and potentially a check out to a kmart and have an incredible day. Jim Gooch Radioshack