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wicker

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strip brass
« on: February 26, 2014, 09:36:48 PM »

anybody know where I can get brass strip about 3mmx0.5 for stantions
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Re: strip brass
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2014, 10:54:17 PM »

One source    http://www.squirestools.com/12-19a.pdf
Scroll down to page 19

F1X4 Special Shapes Strip A: 1/64" x B: 1/8"............... 1.95

By my calculations that equates to 0.4 x 3.2mm

Hope this helps
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Re: strip brass
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2014, 06:47:50 AM »

Most model shops have K & S brass sections that includes flat bar.
Thicknesses from 1/64" upward and widths 1/16" to 2"
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Re: strip brass
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2014, 07:43:40 AM »

Thanks I will have look around on here as the nearest model shop that is in to boats is 200 miles from me-- thanks again--Charlie
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Re: strip brass
« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2014, 08:23:50 AM »

Hi wicker
If you look in R&D tugs and working there is a picture of some stanchions I had done at PPD at Lochgilphead . Thy are 3hole stanchions top hole takes a .75 mm wire and the other 2 take a .50 mm wire . Thy have the art work so it could be changed for your job . There is well over a 1000 on a A4sheet.
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Re: strip brass
« Reply #5 on: February 27, 2014, 09:59:53 AM »

One source    http://www.squirestools.com/12-19a.pdf
Scroll down to page 19

F1X4 Special Shapes Strip A: 1/64" x B: 1/8"............... 1.95

By my calculations that equates to 0.4 x 3.2mm

Hope this helps

That's the strip I use for my flat stanchions.  Really looks the part.

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Re: strip brass
« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2014, 11:10:47 AM »

Thanks to all you good lads for your help- Charlie
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Re: strip brass
« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2014, 10:26:57 AM »

I was thinking about material such as this for my stanchions.  What is the most practical method for drilling out the holes for the wire - Pin vice?  That would be onerous for more than 20 or so. :((
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Re: strip brass
« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2014, 10:43:40 AM »

I was thinking about material such as this for my stanchions.  What is the most practical method for drilling out the holes for the wire - Pin vice?  That would be onerous for more than 20 or so. :((

 Make a jig and drill them preferably with a pillar drilling machine.

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Re: strip brass
« Reply #9 on: February 28, 2014, 06:07:38 PM »

Joe that is just what I was planning to do or get a A4 sheet of etched stantion--Charlie
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Re: strip brass
« Reply #10 on: February 28, 2014, 06:15:42 PM »

 Hi wicker.   
What size are you wanting I might have some left of my job ,the one's I am using are 14mm 3 hole
David
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Re: strip brass
« Reply #11 on: February 28, 2014, 07:06:53 PM »

I was needing 20mm 3 hole  - -  -  I will make some or go to ppd lochgilphead and try them but they need a computerise drawing
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Re: strip brass
« Reply #12 on: February 28, 2014, 08:29:05 PM »

Hi wicker
Have you talked to them I sent a drawing by post and they then did the art work it was all very easy. The reason I sent the drawing by post was I could not get it on the right file format to email them.
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Re: strip brass
« Reply #13 on: February 28, 2014, 08:34:07 PM »

Make a jig and drill them preferably with a pillar drilling machine.

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Thanks Joe.  I'll give it a try.
 
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Re: strip brass
« Reply #14 on: February 28, 2014, 09:02:48 PM »

I spoke to them and they said I would have to supply the drawing but I must recheck the size tomorrow and i will let you know if you size will do  thanks again for your help - Charlie
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