[modeleng] Re: Gun metal or phosphor bronze

  • From: "R.L. Roebuck" <rlr20@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: modeleng@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 6 May 2005 23:13:02 +0100 (BST)


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.



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

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