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Floats
« on: September 06, 2007, 03:28:26 PM »

Does anyone out there have any suggestions for what I can use to represent round floats, diameter approx 24mm, white or paintable.

I have tried the local fishing shop, no go there.

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Re: Floats
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2007, 03:39:48 PM »

You could try one of the early learning centers for wooden beads the type They sell to teach Kids to thread on laces..

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Re: Floats
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2007, 03:43:56 PM »



Try a seach on Ebay for - Polystyrene Balls
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Re: Floats
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2007, 03:52:38 PM »

Nice one martin - found just the thing. O0

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Re: Floats
« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2007, 03:58:13 PM »

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Re: Floats
« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2007, 04:01:06 PM »

Sure, 'that' is not a swear word.    ;D ;D
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Re: Floats
« Reply #7 on: September 28, 2007, 11:48:59 PM »

One of the "widget" beers has circular plastic widgets which are not far off that size.
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Re: Floats
« Reply #8 on: September 29, 2007, 10:20:00 AM »

check out your local Boyes store in the haberdashery (prob not spelt right) dept thats where i got mine from for fenders
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« Reply #9 on: September 30, 2007, 12:48:42 PM »

One of the "widget" beers has circular plastic widgets which are not far off that size.
Much research needed. O0
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Re: Floats
« Reply #10 on: September 30, 2007, 04:48:27 PM »

   I needed the widgets out of the drink tins for a project I was doing, trouble was by the time I had enough I was to drunk to remember what I was doing....
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Re: Floats
« Reply #11 on: August 22, 2008, 03:14:44 PM »

macs mouldings do round fenders now, they spot on !
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Re: Floats
« Reply #12 on: August 22, 2008, 05:49:43 PM »

Something like these? ::)
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Re: Floats
« Reply #13 on: August 30, 2008, 06:28:32 PM »

yup martin at macs mouldings does the round ones, the cylindrical ones i get from cap maquettes via bow wave models or models by design.
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