Expensive? I thought the point was that the leaded phosphor bronze was a lot cheaper than the unleaded variety - that's why more people use it. Yours, Rich. On Fri, 6 May 2005, Harry Wade wrote: > At 10:40 PM 5/6/05 +0100, you wrote: > >I had a boiler made for me by Swindon Boilers, and the bronze bushes are all > >SAE660. I must admit to being surprised at the time, - Ron > > One of its other attributes is that it's common material and usually > available in small quantities (13"-18" sticks) at any decent bearing or > industrial supply house. Some consider it to be expensive, and it may be, > relatively speaking, but considering you are only required to buy 13" at a > time and can walk out the door with it in yer pocket, you could do much worse. > Ron, . . . do you have an email address for Swindon? I have potential > customer to send them (so maybe he'll stop pestering me!) > > Regards, > Harry MODEL ENGINEERING DISCUSSION LIST. To UNSUBSCRIBE from this list, send a blank email to, modeleng-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject line.