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Aww, come on guys! While it's a great kit, it's also maybe 12 years old.
What you need to understand is that we can't maintain so many kits. When the volume starts to go down and parts become obsolete we have to make some tough decisions. The StampWorks kit remains one of our best, but it was becoming obsolete due to high cost, low volume and - the biggest issue of all - component obsolescence. To continue it would mean you wouldn't have newer products like ActivityBots, GPS modules or whatever else we are producing.
These kits are certainly out there in distribution and you can still buy them. Worse case I'm sure I could rustle one up from our office.
Whit wrote: »
@Walt - some of us just enjoy a bit of rocket surgery!
MarkDeSouza wrote: »
I raised the question about the BS professional development board and Sapphire snatched the last one that was offered on the same post before I even got to it .
tomcrawford wrote: »
Edit: You pay more but get some extra stuff.
Publison wrote: »
I have to agree with Ken:
Jen J. wrote: »
If you are ever on the fence about a purchase and the item in question displays the hourglass icon...
Jen J. wrote: »
The goal was to provide a quiet reminder rather than put "End-Of-Life" in the product description. Some customers found that off putting.
4x5n wrote: »
Interestingly enough I never thought of putting an end of life notice on the same page as the product description. I was thinking more of something along the line of a post in the announcement board of this forum.
Chris Savage wrote: »
In all fairness the forums represent only a portion of our customers. Most customers do visit the website though. Since that's where you'd would go for the product it makes more sense to put that information there.