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Post by Oscar » Wed Aug 16, 2006 12:55 pm

Hi there

Where's a good place to go for basic electrical supplies such as different grade wires and flex, in-line fuses, connectors, heat-shrink insulation etc?

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Post by Cornishbx16v » Wed Aug 16, 2006 1:58 pm

i get mine from my local auto electrical place! kind of like a lucus place but private effort! always more than helpful amnd generally know what i am on about too heheheh!
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Post by Way2go » Wed Aug 16, 2006 4:46 pm

For many non-specific connectors, relays, heat shrink and some wires etc then Maplin is probably a good bet:

http://www.maplin.co.uk/

For heavier duty cables then B&Q Warehouse has a selection of domestic wiring cables that can be bought in shorter lengths than from the electrical wholesalers.

When cables are used for 12v work it is preferable to ensure that they have reasonably thick insulation so that the insulation does not fail at rub-points in general vibration and flex.
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Wiring bits.

Post by Geoffrey Gould » Wed Aug 16, 2006 6:05 pm

Hi these people do a free catalogue and stock almost anything you will ever need.
Vehicle Wiring Products.
9 Buxton Court,
Manners Ind Est,
Ilkeston,
Derbyshire,
DE7 8EF.

Tel. 0115 9305454.
Cut off switches,battery clamps,relays etc. etc.
There prices are very reasonable.
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Post by Oscar » Thu Aug 17, 2006 12:44 pm

Thanks guys

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