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bsexton

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I went to my first Boaters World today and I couldn't believe all of the rocketry stuff they carry:

-West Systems epoxy and all the accessories
-Grommet kits and nylon straps
-Stainless steel everything in the way of connectors and bolts
-Terminal blocks and other electrical stuff
-Pinstripe vinyl tape in all kinds of colors and widths

The list goes on and on...

I don't know if you have a Boaters World in your area, but it is well worth the trip if you need some rocket supplies!

Who would have ever thunk it...
 

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Its sometimes surprising where you can find rocket related stuff. I think most rocketeers have rockets on the brain when they are looking around in various stores.
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Yup, I got my current West stuff from a boaters store. I hadn't scoured it for other useful stuff, but will next time I pass by. Thanks.
 

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we have a simullar store nearby called West Marine,,a little pricey but definately convenient !
 

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we have a simullar store nearby called West Marine,,a little pricey but definately convenient !
LOL! anything with "boat" or "Marine" in the title is a licence to steal by retailers.

I shop at these places but I rarely buy anything. I can find it cheaper elswhere.

sandman
 

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Originally posted by sandman
LOL! anything with "boat" or "Marine" in the title is a licence to steal by retailers.
As well as "motorcycle". ;)
 

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Hey, try adding AIRPLANE and watch the price skyrocket:mad:
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and camera or photo or photographer's or golf or...?

but yeah boat supply places have lots of cool stuff!
 

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Originally posted by Adam Selene
but yeah boat supply places have lots of cool stuff!
That was my original point! Also, I recently bought a grommet kit at a chain "home improvement" store and Boaters World had a nicer kit (comes with a plastic storage box with a top - the other brand was just loose parts in a blister pack) for $5 less...
 

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OT, but I had to bring it up... :p

I'm really showing my age here, but when I first looked at Adam Selene's icon image, my first thought was "oh, cool CamRoc picture"....

man...

(you ancient rocketeers will know what I mean *right* away...)
 

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Originally posted by Larry
Hey, try adding AIRPLANE and watch the price skyrocket:mad:
Larry
The winner has to be "NUCLEAR GRADE"!! this stuff has a pedigree tracable from the time and location the ore was taken from the ground, until the final product is placed in the system.

Ray Wright
Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant
 
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