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Offline jonesie

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small springs
« on: May 15, 2011, 01:48:11 PM »
i am finishing my jerry howell farmboy and need a small compression spring. it needs to be .093 outside dia. .104 max. and can be .008 or .010 dia. wire 1/2 inch long. i know i could make one but i do not have the wire . i would like to buy 2 or 3,here in the u.s. thanks jonesie

Offline websterz

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Re: small springs
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2011, 02:10:52 PM »
i am finishing my jerry howell farmboy and need a small compression spring. it needs to be .093 outside dia. .104 max. and can be .008 or .010 dia. wire 1/2 inch long. i know i could make one but i do not have the wire . i would like to buy 2 or 3,here in the u.s. thanks jonesie

Ballpoint pen spring?
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Offline stovebolt

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Re: small springs
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2011, 03:37:49 PM »
I just pulled a Scripto brand disposable cigarette lighter apart, looks like it'll fit you needs, .092 OD, wire size .011" about .900" long , I'm guessing most lighters will have about the same size spring. 


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Offline jonesie

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Re: small springs
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2011, 04:48:58 PM »
thanks stovebolt i will check it out. pen springs are to big on the o.d., thanks  again jonesie