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Springs for suspension
Chuck4
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Posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 10:17 PM UTC
Does anyone know if there are vendors who sale assorted small springs? I want to use small springs to create workable suspensions for Meng Tortoise and tamiya Cromwell. A hobby store in CA use to sell bags of assorted springs,, probably for RC work, a long time ago. But that was a long time ago and I've moved. I also believe that store no longer carry it and current staff doesn't know.

Thanks in advance.
highway70
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California, United States
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Posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 10:47 PM UTC
Don't know if they fit your needs but Kadee offers several small springs for their model train trucks and couplers. A well stocked model train store should have them.

http://www.kadee.com/htmbord/HO-Scale%20Springs.htm

Hobby Town may have something you can use

http://www.hobbytown.com/search.aspx?searchtext=springs
Headhunter506
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New York, United States
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Posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 11:26 PM UTC
Try here:

Micro-Mark 101 Piece Spring Assortment
Biggles2
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Quebec, Canada
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Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 01:22 AM UTC
Springs from ball-point pens? (Not Bic's!)
Headhunter506
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Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 01:52 AM UTC

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Springs from ball-point pens? (Not Bic's!)



You must have stock in Parker Pen or Cross.
edmund
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Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 03:56 AM UTC
Do a search on eBay for small springs assortment , you'll get a set . Check them out it might be what you want .