Useful website

labRepNet Biometra at
Thu Apr 13 07:31:36 EST 2000

I registered about a month ago and I received my laser pointer two days ago.
Best regards,

Tony Sanchez
Product Manager

1-800-932-7250 EXT. 78

8410 Gobbler Drive
Floral City, FL 34436

> From: tweissen at
> Organization: - Before you buy.
> Newsgroups: bionet.molbio.methds-reagnts
> Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2000 11:36:28 GMT
> Subject: Re: Useful website
> Hi John,
> I tried it about 2 month ago and wrote a quick comment about
> the merits (or lack thereof :-) ) of premixed dNTPs.
> Didn't recieve the promised subscription to BioTechniques,
> 25 bucks, nor -like you- the laser pointer.
> Maybe they only reward favourable comments...?
> Thomas
> Thomas Weissensteiner
> Edward Jenner Institute for Vaccine Research
> Compton RG20 7NN
> FAX: 0044 1635 577901
> In article <38F47B52.249BD7A7 at>,
> sinclair at wrote:
>> Apologies if this has been posted here before, but I haven't seen it,
>> and I think it's worth a look for those on this newsgroup since it
> seems
>> to deal with alot of the same themes (which products to buy and hints
>> and tips on using them). I've recently come across a site:
>> which aims to gather reviews from scientists on a massive range of
>> commercially available bioscience consumables. They supposedly send
> you
>> a laser pointer just for registering (which I never recieved, maybe
>> because I'm overseas) and small amounts of cash for writing short
>> reviews on the things you use (I did get a cheque, much to my
> surprise,
>> which I haven't cashed but assume will clear). Moreover, I haven't, in
>> the month since registering, received any junk mail or e-mail as a
>> result.
>> I don't know what stops manufacturers posting their own, brochure-
> style
>> reviews to this site or how the site owners can afford to pay out, but
>> I've found the site very informative and think its worth encouraging.
>> It's certainly worth checking out before buying a product new to your
>> lab or to pick up tips on ones you currently use. And if you're a kind
>> person, you can type "sinclair" in the referrer ID box...
>> ;o)
>> John
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