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Harry Crowther10/06/2019 10:06:51
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I'm looking to build my first layout from plywood and birch. I've built the H leg assemblies, but now the design calls for 'lock washers' for the angle braces. I've had a look online and there seems to be various different types. Afnor washers and Nord-Lock washers have good reviews, has anyone had any experience of using these?

Thanks,

Harry

Dave Smith 1410/06/2019 12:26:30
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Harry

Can I suggest you direct your enquires to RMweb

https://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/

That site is much more suited to question.

Regards

Dave

Harry Crowther11/06/2019 09:06:27
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Thanks Dave

Neil Wyatt11/06/2019 18:36:38
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Hi Harry,

Perfectly OK to ask here - they are an engineering product of sorts!

uk.rs-online.com/web/p/products/0172408/

Neil

Harry Crowther13/06/2019 13:27:04
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Thanks Neil. I bought these ones: **LINK**. I managed to collect them to save on postage costs too.

Harry

Bazyle13/06/2019 17:43:35
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I can't see them being essential to any baseboard design, even if part of a fold up one. I rather think the original designer used them because he got them free from work.

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