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Hi there fellow modelers,

 

does anyone please know a source for functional brass miniature turnbuckle screws (M1 left/right thread).

The sources I used to purchase from do not have them in their programs anymore, and I´m running out of the few spare ones I still have

Would very much appreciate any hint

Many thanks

 

Nils

 

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Steamship Ergenstrasse

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"Mississippi Lady"  sternwheel steamer 1:30 kit build fun boat as Xmas present

"Zeesboot"  heritage wooden fishing small craft around 1870, POB  clinker scratch build scale 1:24

Pilot Schooner # 5 ELBE

Chebec "Eagle of Algier" 1753--scale 1:48-POB-(scratchbuild) 

"SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse" four stacker passenger liner of 1897, 1:144 (scratchbuild)
"HMS Pegasus" , 16 gun sloop, Swan-Class 1776-1777 scale 1:64 from Amati plan  (scratch build)Pilot schooner #5 Elbe

"Pamir" 4-mast barque, P-liner, 1:96  (scratchbuild)

"Gorch Fock 2" German Navy cadet training 3-mast barque, 1:95 (scratchbuild) 

"Heinrich Kayser" heritage Merchant Steamship, 1:96 (scratchbuild) 

"Bohuslän" , heritage ,live Swedish museum passenger steamer (Billings kit), 1:50 

"Lorbas", river tug, steam driven for RC, fictive design (scratchbuild), scale appr. 1:32

under restoration / restoration finished 

"Hjejlen" steam paddlewheeler, 1861, Billings Boats rare old kit, scale 1:50

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When you're looking for something like this...

 

ae5300-20.jpg

 

I found them on a Dutch modelshop (mainly RC) website...several sizes.

The smallest is 8mm long, but it doesn't say anything about the eyebolt diameter.

 

http://www.quartel.nl/webshop/productdetails.php?id=AE5300-08

 

Hope this helps.

 

Robin

 

 

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hi nils

try proctor enterprises

35900 indusrial way

suite 401

sandy

oregon 97055

usa

 

seem to have quite a diverse range of turnbuckles....intendended for the r/c flying brigade....but in brass and with a variety of end types.....screw thread is 1/64 so approx 0.8 mm.

just a thought.

cheers.....mick

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.screw thread is 1/64 so approx 0.8 mm.

Hi mick  the thread is 1x64 which is .073" major diameter minor diameter is .0561" tap drill is a #53  decimal equivalent is .0595 which is 1.4986mm

 

Cheers michael

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Other projects  Pilot Cutter 1:500 ;   Maria, 1:2  Now just a memory    

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many thanks for you kind feedback Robin, Mick and Michael....

for your sourcing suggestions, I`ll give it a look into...

 

Nils

Edited by Mirabell61

 

Current builds

Steamship Ergenstrasse

Completed

"Mississippi Lady"  sternwheel steamer 1:30 kit build fun boat as Xmas present

"Zeesboot"  heritage wooden fishing small craft around 1870, POB  clinker scratch build scale 1:24

Pilot Schooner # 5 ELBE

Chebec "Eagle of Algier" 1753--scale 1:48-POB-(scratchbuild) 

"SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse" four stacker passenger liner of 1897, 1:144 (scratchbuild)
"HMS Pegasus" , 16 gun sloop, Swan-Class 1776-1777 scale 1:64 from Amati plan  (scratch build)Pilot schooner #5 Elbe

"Pamir" 4-mast barque, P-liner, 1:96  (scratchbuild)

"Gorch Fock 2" German Navy cadet training 3-mast barque, 1:95 (scratchbuild) 

"Heinrich Kayser" heritage Merchant Steamship, 1:96 (scratchbuild) 

"Bohuslän" , heritage ,live Swedish museum passenger steamer (Billings kit), 1:50 

"Lorbas", river tug, steam driven for RC, fictive design (scratchbuild), scale appr. 1:32

under restoration / restoration finished 

"Hjejlen" steam paddlewheeler, 1861, Billings Boats rare old kit, scale 1:50

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