Source of Stainless Steel Piano wire

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dino
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Source of Stainless Steel Piano wire

Post by dino » Wed Nov 18, 2020 5:13 pm

I need to replace a couple of hinge pins in my flaps.
They are 3/32" stainless piano (music) wire.
It's proving very difficult to find a supplier, any ideas?

So far Vans can sell them to me but that seems a bit excessive!
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Re: Source of Stainless Steel Piano wire

Post by Nick Allen » Wed Nov 18, 2020 8:29 pm

Like this:

https://www.nexusmodels.co.uk/k-s-3-32- ... n-506.html

If not suitable, maybe the manufacturers mentioned, K&S Engineering, can help.

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Re: Source of Stainless Steel Piano wire

Post by dino » Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:00 pm

Oh that's really interestig ... and annoying that I failed to find them!
I need a longer length than they are advertising 1.35m but thank you definaty worth chasing them up.
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Re: Source of Stainless Steel Piano wire

Post by dino » Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:07 pm

They don't have stainless in the length I need unfortunatly, or at least not as a stock item.
I did find a company in Sheffield that would do it but they want £75 for 1.5m.
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Re: Source of Stainless Steel Piano wire

Post by tnowak » Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:26 am

Dion,

£75 is probably less that it will cost to get them from USA!
Have you asked Bruntons if they can help?
http://www.bruntons.co.uk/

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Re: Source of Stainless Steel Piano wire

Post by mike newall » Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:29 pm

LAS sell it
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Re: Source of Stainless Steel Piano wire

Post by dino » Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:16 pm

tnowak wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:26 am
...Have you asked Bruntons ...
http://www.bruntons.co.uk/

Tony
Not come across them before - they look interesting, I'll give them a ring . Thanks D
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Re: Source of Stainless Steel Piano wire

Post by dino » Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:20 pm

mike newall wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:29 pm
LAS sell it
Thanks Mike, they were my first thought.
I've had another look and I can only see 0.090" in 'high carbon steel' not stainless.
I'm not sure if that would be ok.
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Re: Source of Stainless Steel Piano wire

Post by mike newall » Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:57 pm

LAS sell it...... 8)


03-49000-3 MS20253-P2 HINGE PIN SS 3FT 0 0 £ 2.38
03-49000-6 MS20253-P2-7200 HINGE PIN SS 6FT 0 296 £ POA
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Re: Source of Stainless Steel Piano wire

Post by dino » Mon Nov 23, 2020 10:53 pm

That's really fascinating Mike, and I'm very impressed. Thank you.
How on earth did you make that appear.
Although I can get the part to appear by entering the number you gave, I can't for the life of me find it any other way - even though I now know it's there.
Also I assume you just know that -P2 is .090"

How did you do that ?? :?: :?:
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