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    Post  david f Wed May 04, 2011 3:25 pm

    Just got a set of O rings from this supplier.

    (They also do shaft (oil) seals such as Simrit and also bearings.)

    Sensible prices and postage and next day delivery by first class post.


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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Wed May 04, 2011 4:46 pm

    Very useful David, an interesting site to wander about in.
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    Post  Giovanni LiCalsi Sun May 08, 2011 11:44 pm

    Are these the same seals that Alexander Engel sells or similar quality?
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    Post  andyn Mon May 09, 2011 10:58 am

    Good lord their o-rings are expensive. £3.70 for a pack of 2 84mm rings? no thanks.

    Try Hayley's:

    http://www.hayley-group.co.uk/

    I went in there the other day for a pair of 65mm rings, they gave me them for nothing. They're about 30p each otherwise.
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    Post  david f Wed May 11, 2011 5:57 pm

    Thanks for the tip!

    (Unfortunately I think I now have my next 5 years supply already.)

    (I suppose one advantage maybe that they have a very wide range of stock - e.g the Simrit seals to answer the other question.)

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