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; Metal Mart USA [http://www.metalmartusa.com]
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= Member Junk (until there is a better section for it.)  =
: Located at 13mile & Dequindre. Sells all kinds of metal stock in small quantities. Even open on Saturdays, very hobbyist friendly.
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; Factory Steel [http://www.factorysteel.com/]
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'''Barco Projector parts'''
: Close to I75 & the Davison. Open on Sunday.
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; Motion Industries [https://www.motionindustries.com/]
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     Ben Dunshee (a member)  I have several (5-7 or so)  Barco 800 series CRT projectors in various states of repair.  They are big, heavy, and have huge lenses.  Contact me through the mailing list if you have a use for any of them.  
: Loads of mechanical components, in stock. Several locations around town.
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; Armstrong Mill Works [http://www.woodfinder.com/listings/004781.php]
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'''Small 2cycle engines'''    Ben Dunshee (a member) I have literally a bucket or two of weed-wacker motors.  If someone wants one for a project, drop me an email.  
: Located in Highland, MI.  Sells domestic and imported hardwood in board feet.  Open Saturday Mornings.
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; Frentz & Sons Hardware [http://www.frentzandsons.com/]
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= Local  =
: 1010 North Main Street, Royal Oak (about 10 minutes by car). A real hardware store, with metal stock, bins of everything, and staff who know their stuff.
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; ASAP Source [http://www.asapsource.com/public/index.asp]
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;Metal Mart USA [http://www.metalmartusa.com]  
: Located in Ann Arbor, a source for metal & plastic stock.
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:Located at 13mile & Dequindre. Sells all kinds of metal stock in small quantities. Even open on Saturdays, very hobbyist friendly.
  
; Alba Plastics [http://www.albaplastics.com/]
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;Factory Steel [http://www.factorysteel.com/]  
: 30029 John R, Madison Heights. Sheet plastic, bent and formed into all sorts of neat stuff. (Display cases, bulk food bins, etc.) Also sells full sheets if you ask. Surprisingly good website for a local place.
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:Close to I75 & the Davison. Open on Sunday.
  
; Laird Plastics [http://lairdplastics.com]
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;Motion Industries [https://www.motionindustries.com/]  
: 26403 Groesbeck Highway Warren, MI 48089
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:Loads of mechanical components, in stock. Several locations around town.
: (800) 873-8403
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; Matzka Pneumatics & Hydraulics [http://matzka.com/]
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;Armstrong Mill Works [http://www.woodfinder.com/listings/004781.php]  
: A candy store for moving fluids, from vacuum to 10,000psi. 10 mile & Mound.
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:Located in Highland, MI. Sells domestic and imported hardwood in board feet. Open Saturday Mornings.
  
; The Electronic Connection
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;Frentz & Sons Hardware [http://www.frentzandsons.com/]
: Electronic Components like chips, resistors, transistors, etc. and all the tools to assemble them
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:1010 North Main Street, Royal Oak (about 10 minutes by car). A real hardware store, with metal stock, bins of everything, and staff who know their stuff.
: 37387 Ford Rd, Westland, MI 48185-2282  (734) 595-6655
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; RS Electronics [http://www.rselectronics.com/content/retail_store.aspx]
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;ASAP Source [http://www.asapsource.com/public/index.asp]  
: Retail outlet for electronic components, connectors and tools.
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:Located in Ann Arbor, a source for metal & plastic stock.
: Hours 8-5 M-F
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: 34443 Schoolcraft Livonia, MI 48150
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=Online=
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;Alba Plastics [http://www.albaplastics.com/]
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:30029 John R, Madison Heights. Sheet plastic, bent and formed into all sorts of neat stuff. (Display cases, bulk food bins, etc.) Also sells full sheets if you ask. Surprisingly good website for a local place.
  
; Digi-Key [http://digikey.com]
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;Laird Plastics [http://lairdplastics.com]  
: 95% of the electronic components you need.
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:26403 Groesbeck Highway Warren, MI 48089
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:(800) 873-8403
  
; Mouser Electronics [http://mouser.com]
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;Matzka Pneumatics & Hydraulics [http://matzka.com/]  
: Another electronics store.
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:A candy store for moving fluids, from vacuum to 10,000psi. 10 mile & Mound.
  
; Spark Fun Electronics [http://sparkfun.com]
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;The Electronic Connection
: Yet another electronics store.  
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:Electronic Components like chips, resistors, transistors, etc. and all the tools to assemble them
: Good for male/female adapters and plugs (iphone/ ipod).
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:37387 Ford Rd, Westland, MI 48185-2282 (734) 595-6655
  
; Marlin P. Jones & Assoc, Inc. [http://www.mpja.com]
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;RS Electronics [http://www.rselectronics.com/content/retail_store.aspx]  
: Electronics and tool shop. Cheap and decent quality computer and electronics.  
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:Retail outlet for electronic components, connectors and tools.  
: Good soldering equipment.
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:Hours 8-5 M-F
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:34443 Schoolcraft Livonia, MI 48150
  
; Jameco Electronics [http://www.jameco.com]
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= Online  =
: Electronics parts, some robotics parts.
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: Good source for hard to find "older" electronics parts, esp small EPROMS.
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; All Electronics Corporation [http://www.allelectronics.com/]
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;Digi-Key [http://digikey.com]  
: Discount and surplus electronics, parts, accessories
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:95% of the electronic components you need.
: Known for having strange and odd items in stock
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; Electronic Goldmine [http://www.goldmine-elec.com/]
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;Mouser Electronics [http://mouser.com]  
: Similar to All Electronics
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:Another electronics store.
: Also has cheap grab-bag boxes of parts for stocking the junkbox
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; FutureLec [http://www.futurlec.com]
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;Spark Fun Electronics [http://sparkfun.com]  
: Lots of fun parts, alcohol sensors, random bits
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:Yet another electronics store.
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:Good for male/female adapters and plugs (iphone/ ipod).
  
; Small Parts, Inc [http://www.smallparts.com/]
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;Marlin P. Jones & Assoc, Inc. [http://www.mpja.com]  
: The hardware store for R&D, not just miniature hardware, but also lots of nylon, teflon, etc.
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:Electronics and tool shop. Cheap and decent quality computer and electronics.
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:Good soldering equipment.
  
== Project Ideas and Designs ==
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;Jameco Electronics [http://www.jameco.com]
; Yahoo Groups junkyard_projects [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/junkyard_projects/files/]
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:Electronics parts, some robotics parts.
: Free online plans for lots of tools and project ideas. Requires registration to the yahoo group.
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:Good source for hard to find "older" electronics parts, esp small EPROMS.
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;All Electronics Corporation [http://www.allelectronics.com/]
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:Discount and surplus electronics, parts, accessories
 +
:Known for having strange and odd items in stock
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;Electronic Goldmine [http://www.goldmine-elec.com/]
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:Similar to All Electronics
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:Also has cheap grab-bag boxes of parts for stocking the junkbox
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;FutureLec [http://www.futurlec.com]
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:Lots of fun parts, alcohol sensors, random bits
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;Small Parts, Inc [http://www.smallparts.com/]
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:The hardware store for R&D, not just miniature hardware, but also lots of nylon, teflon, etc.
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== Project Ideas and Designs ==
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;Yahoo Groups junkyard_projects [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/junkyard_projects/files/]  
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:Free online plans for lots of tools and project ideas. Requires registration to the yahoo group.

Revision as of 16:23, 26 April 2011

Contents

Member Junk (until there is a better section for it.)

Barco Projector parts

     Ben Dunshee (a member)  I have several (5-7 or so)  Barco 800 series CRT projectors in various states of repair.  They are big, heavy, and have huge lenses.  Contact me through the mailing list if you have a use for any of them.

Small 2cycle engines    Ben Dunshee (a member) I have literally a bucket or two of weed-wacker motors.  If someone wants one for a project, drop me an email.

Local

Metal Mart USA [1]
Located at 13mile & Dequindre. Sells all kinds of metal stock in small quantities. Even open on Saturdays, very hobbyist friendly.
Factory Steel [2]
Close to I75 & the Davison. Open on Sunday.
Motion Industries [3]
Loads of mechanical components, in stock. Several locations around town.
Armstrong Mill Works [4]
Located in Highland, MI. Sells domestic and imported hardwood in board feet. Open Saturday Mornings.
Frentz & Sons Hardware [5]
1010 North Main Street, Royal Oak (about 10 minutes by car). A real hardware store, with metal stock, bins of everything, and staff who know their stuff.
ASAP Source [6]
Located in Ann Arbor, a source for metal & plastic stock.
Alba Plastics [7]
30029 John R, Madison Heights. Sheet plastic, bent and formed into all sorts of neat stuff. (Display cases, bulk food bins, etc.) Also sells full sheets if you ask. Surprisingly good website for a local place.
Laird Plastics [8]
26403 Groesbeck Highway Warren, MI 48089
(800) 873-8403
Matzka Pneumatics & Hydraulics [9]
A candy store for moving fluids, from vacuum to 10,000psi. 10 mile & Mound.
The Electronic Connection
Electronic Components like chips, resistors, transistors, etc. and all the tools to assemble them
37387 Ford Rd, Westland, MI 48185-2282 (734) 595-6655
RS Electronics [10]
Retail outlet for electronic components, connectors and tools.
Hours 8-5 M-F
34443 Schoolcraft Livonia, MI 48150

Online

Digi-Key [11]
95% of the electronic components you need.
Mouser Electronics [12]
Another electronics store.
Spark Fun Electronics [13]
Yet another electronics store.
Good for male/female adapters and plugs (iphone/ ipod).
Marlin P. Jones & Assoc, Inc. [14]
Electronics and tool shop. Cheap and decent quality computer and electronics.
Good soldering equipment.
Jameco Electronics [15]
Electronics parts, some robotics parts.
Good source for hard to find "older" electronics parts, esp small EPROMS.
All Electronics Corporation [16]
Discount and surplus electronics, parts, accessories
Known for having strange and odd items in stock
Electronic Goldmine [17]
Similar to All Electronics
Also has cheap grab-bag boxes of parts for stocking the junkbox
FutureLec [18]
Lots of fun parts, alcohol sensors, random bits
Small Parts, Inc [19]
The hardware store for R&D, not just miniature hardware, but also lots of nylon, teflon, etc.

Project Ideas and Designs

Yahoo Groups junkyard_projects [20]
Free online plans for lots of tools and project ideas. Requires registration to the yahoo group.