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Bill Dawes21/09/2021 19:03:07
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Hi guys, I have reached the stage on my Emma Victoria build where I need to source some sheet for boiler cleading. Henry Wood suggests 26 swg brass but having difficulty in finding the right size from all my usual suppliers, these are not big enough but metal stockists talk about industrial size sheets measured in metres and at hundreds of pounds of course.

What do you guys use brass or steel and any pointers to suppliers.

Bill D.

JasonB21/09/2021 19:24:21
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Try M-machine, they will likely cut to size.

David George 122/09/2021 07:51:21
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Hi Bill here is my cladding from M- machine metals.

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David

Martin Kyte22/09/2021 11:53:37
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Hi Bill try EKP

**LINK**

26 Guage in that size is probably available in shim stock so it's worth searching for that instead of sheet.

regards Martin

Durhambuilder22/09/2021 12:27:04
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26swg brass will dent very easily, For my locos I’ve used stainless steel cut from a ‘pound shop’ bathroom pedal bin.

Adrian R222/09/2021 14:27:02
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Careful - that EKP link appears to point elsewhere. It looks like they are now EKP Screws, **LINK** (?)

Not clear whether they are still selling retail.

 

Edited By Adrian R2 on 22/09/2021 14:28:26

Baz22/09/2021 15:56:48
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Martins link works fine for me, takes me to their model engineering site. Adrian R2 link takes you to their new factory and turned parts site.

Adrian R222/09/2021 16:18:04
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Curious - depending on browsers my usual computer either refuses to connect or gives me a security block, even through I have bought from EKP before. I have just tried another machine and that is fine. I shan't worry about trying to understand why, glad all is well.

Bill Dawes24/09/2021 22:00:27
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Thanks for the help guys, my EKP link zapped through staright away.

Bill D.

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