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LOCAL Resources for Service, Parts, Tools, Supplies, Services Etc.

Discussion in 'VA/DC/MD- Capital Land Cruiser Club' started by John Smith, Sep 11, 2009.

  1. EstMedicinaLuto

    EstMedicinaLuto

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    Any recommendations for a good electronics supply store? I'm looking for someplace I can walk in. Show the guy behind the counter what I'm wiring up and he can give me the correct gauge wire, fuses, and connectors. I could probably buy the stuff at AutoZone but I'd rather pay a little more and get better quality stuff.
     
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    76FJ40 Old Fart SILVER Star

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    Calling Ed ...
     
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    There used to be a great place in Arlington close to DC where I got heat shrink, wire, solder, etc but I just looked and I don't think it's there anymore. I just looked. Ed!?
     
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    I would be glad to help. Are you in a rush or can it wait for the next tech day? What would you like to do? If we have other members who are interested we could have an electrical class.
    Ed

    OBTW, Arlington Electronics was a great store until the owner retired. He sold the business to a group of lawyers. They poorly managed the business. It closed within a few months.
     
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    OTRAMM Supporting Vendor

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    If you're willing to go the online route delcity.com has a great selection and good prices.
     
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    I use Arcade electric in Alexandria.
     
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    West Marine also has a good selection of wire and quality waterproof crimps. They also have good battery terminals and wire as well as battery switches.
     
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    For electrical components, I use

    mouser.com <--they must have a warehouse nearby because orders usually arrive in 2 days.

    for connectors including a lot of oem stuff I like:

    www.cycleterminal.com/ <--this one is nearby and ships quickly or

    Home
     
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    By chance when is the next tech day?
     
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