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Grommets

Post by deltic » Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:26 pm

Would anyone know of a UK source of 35mm diameter rubber blanking grommets? These are for the underside of the BX, most of mine are perished. There are plenty on eBay, etc. but all from China and with long delivery times.

Any suggestions gratefully received.
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Re: Grommets

Post by Tim Leech » Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:12 am

I struggled when I needed some, I ended up getting some off ebay.
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Re: Grommets

Post by vulgalour » Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:27 pm

https://www.thegrommetcompany.com/blind ... -blind-gro

I've not used them, so can't vouch for them. Hopefully you need 50, because that's their minimum order.

Alternatively, there's these guys, but you need to place a minimum £30 order.
https://www.grommets.co.uk/products/gro ... -grommets/

Maybe you could cashback by ordering a batch larger than you need and then sell off the extras on eBay to people who only want one or two?

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Re: Grommets

Post by Meter rat » Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:50 pm

If you are not bothered about originality, an electrical wholesaler may have something.

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Re: Grommets

Post by deltic » Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:07 pm

Thanks for the suggestions. The Grommet Company will actually send out up to 5 free samples, so I'll do this to make sure they fit OK.
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Re: Grommets

Post by rutter123 » Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:57 pm

I got some 38mm rubber blanking plugs off ebay they are a little big but they do the job.
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