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Subject: Fwd: [DPRG] Sources for 5mm diameter shaft?
From: Eric Sumner kd5bjo at gmail.com
Date: Mon Apr 17 12:03:00 CDT 2006

Meant to send this to the list, too.

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From: Eric Sumner <kd5bjo at gmail.com>
Date: Apr 17, 2006 12:01 PM
Subject: Re: [DPRG] Sources for 5mm diameter shaft?
To: "R. Steven Rainwater" <srainwater at ncc.com>

> Anyone know of a good source to get a few inches of 5mm metal rod or
> shaft that's suitable for use as an axle?

Have a look at <http://www.hobby-lobby.com/brasstube.htm#Metric>.
Either a few nested layers of the tubing or the piano ire should meet
your needs; I don't know exactly what you'd want, though.

> I've tried googling on several combinations of keywords but haven't
> found anything hopeful yet.

For the record, the google search that I did was "metric brass rod hobby".

  -- Eric

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