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#1 Wild Bill Jun 12, 2012 07:14 PM

Wanted 2", 21/2 clear heat shrink tubing, where?
 
Where can I find 2" clear heat shrink tubing. Also 21/2. & 3".

Bill

#2 eflightray Jun 13, 2012 04:57 AM

That size sound like the heatshrink used on Nicad/Nimh packs. You could try some of the RC cars hobby shops and web sites, as many RC cars still use Nimh cells.

A Google on '60mm heat shrink tubing', found some on ebay - http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_nk...nk+tubing+60mm

#3 ltc Jun 13, 2012 10:21 AM

http://www.digikey.com/product-detai...2200-ND/260269

http://www.digikey.com/product-detai...-50-ND/1951702

#4 jcstalls Jun 13, 2012 10:41 AM

McMaster-Carr
www.mcmaster.com
search; clear heat-shrink tubing

#5 Wild Bill Jun 15, 2012 11:53 AM

I believe NY Blimp or something like that, is where I bought this before.

Thanks for the leads but they want larger quanaties and is $0.50 cent a foot plus, the going rate now? Any others out there? I would perfer light weight if it can be found.

Thanks,

Bill

#6 Wild Bill Jun 15, 2012 12:10 PM

Wow! Found some 2" & 3" clear at a san Diego mail order hobby shop but they want $2.00 a foot. :eek: Am I out of touch and/or is that the going rate now?

Bill

#7 eflightray Jun 15, 2012 01:16 PM

This is just the first one that came up on ebay.com, (my previous link was ebay.co.uk), scroll to the bottom for the larger sizes -

http://www.ebay.com/itm/TC33-60mm-di...ht_2931wt_1106

#8 43851E Jun 17, 2012 05:27 PM

Wildbill,

Mylar heatshrink is the super thin stuff, for battery packs exactly. Is this the type you're searching for? Wish I could find a source myself without ordering 2000 feet. Try this place http://www.insulationproducts.com/mylar_tubing.html

Often they will sample you a few feet.

Doug


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