A few links that I've used for resources needed in fabrication "out in left field.... there is no way any local store has this part" kinda of situation.-Power Transmission Parts, gears, gearboxes, universal joints...and strange things mechanical...like a "Geneva Mechanism". I have all of the 2010 PDF downloads and business locations for the stores/ parts listing for fractional and metric. I can email them to you if needed.http://www.sdp-si.com/Raw Materials....good source for titanium rod CP Grade 5 and other metals.http://www.onlinemetals.com/Odd fasteners and aircraft stuff, some precision machining stuff...I got one of my lathes through these guys.http://www.aircraftspruce.com/Aluminum airfoil (solid) for larger scale experimental airframe and rotor hub mock ups http://www.mtmscientific.com/Another difficult to find parts sourcehttp://www.smallparts.com/Good resource for fasteners....fast delivery; alloy steel socket head screws..etchttp://www.fastener-express.com/Good bearing source (not just skate boards)http://www.vxb.com/I've ordered parts and materials from all of these sources. More to follow
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Another online store in Austrailia for raw materials and fasteners. Socket head screws of every materail, from titanium, alloy steel to nylon and anodized aluminum. Raw materials such as carbon fiber sheets and strips and everything in between.