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Where do I find the small screws?

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I'm building in 1/8 scale, so that helps a little on size. So my question remains, where do I find the small screws and bolts for leaf springs and other things?

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I´ve found some very small at electronics stores.

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try Micro mart...

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www.scalehardware.com

I was very pleased with their service and my order arrived within four days. Nothing but good things to say about Scale Hardware. :)

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They sell replacement sets for Pocher kits on eBay- just search for "Pocher screws".

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www.scalehardware.com

I was very pleased with their service and my order arrived within four days. Nothing but good things to say about Scale Hardware. :)

Real good service

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Try Micro Fasteners. They're in Lebanon, NJ. They have stuff down to 0-80 size.

Sam

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Thank you for the replies I will check each of them out.

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I've been following alot of big scale builds for some of my upcoming builds and got curious as to where you guys are getting all these tiny nuts, bolts and screws?

Any one with any input, please give me the details. who has them how are they bought (bulk or per piece), how many sizes are there...any thing else you can think of.

You guys are really knocking these builds out of the park and the detail that just a small bolt gives to a build is making alot of difference..

Thanks in advance..steve

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R B MOTION.....

SCALE HARDWARE....

MICRO FASTENERS

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R B MOTION.....

SCALE HARDWARE....

MICRO FASTENERS

WOW, these are some awsome sites (all saved in fav's). I'm blown away by the selction of items available.

Thanks for the links.

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NO PROBLEM,

SOME OF THAT STUFF CAN GET PRETTY PRICY, I WAS GOING TO TRY USING HEX STOCK FROM EVERGREEN OR PLASTRUCT

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NO PROBLEM,

SOME OF THAT STUFF CAN GET PRETTY PRICY, I WAS GOING TO TRY USING HEX STOCK FROM EVERGREEN OR PLASTRUCT

That was also my thought, the prices. I was trying to see if they just had a grab bag of odds and ends, they don't.

Hex stock, see i never thought of that. good idea and an add-on to that maybe i could drill a small hole on one side and glue a small piece of a pin in it then drill and glue it to my build...

Thanks for the suggestion..

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I may end up doing the same, unless I absolutely need the screws. One of my largest problems is that I was to "bolt" the wheels on. I'm not sure on how to about doing that with the kit wheels.

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I may end up doing the same, unless I absolutely need the screws. One of my largest problems is that I was to "bolt" the wheels on. I'm not sure on how to about doing that with the kit wheels.

They do make micro-sized nut drivers for the micro nuts, too. I recall seeing them at Scale Hardware when I bought my stuff.

Buying the real micro nuts/bolts or photoetched nuts is more expensive, but just like round of square styrene, hex styrene rod isn't always perfectly extruded, and cutting it in perfectly even lengths (say you need 20 open-ended lug nuts) is something which will try almost anyone's patience, especially in 1/25-1/24 scale.

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It's for 1/8 scale. I'm looking for real nuts and bolts for the wheels and a few other parts as well. Some stuff will get the hex stock.

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Scale Hardware. I've used their products to detail a few slot cars with amazing results. Amazing results and amazing service.

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