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Old 02-03-2012, 05:53 PM   #11
Dec 2011
Kingston, Ontario
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Well everyone, I've got to say I'm overwhelmed by the help I was offered! Multiple members messaged me with offers to help me get the stainless nut shipped north without so much fuss. I definitely appreciate the gesture -- thanks everyone!

Having said that, I ended up ordering the locknut linked above by aquenne and janivar -- $14 shipped, should arrive next week.

Thanks for the help, everyone!

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Old 02-03-2012, 07:03 PM   #12
Aug 2010
Great White North
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I find Pinacle Stainless has just about everything, they are open to the public and in several provinces.


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Old 02-03-2012, 07:21 PM   #13
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Apr 2011
Carlsbad, CA
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Glad to hear it all worked out for you. I was about to pull the trigger on some locknuts, but i found them to be too thick for my application. I ended up taking a coupling and cutting 1.5mm slices off to do the same thing. Bonus was that it was cheaper too!

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Old 02-04-2012, 06:18 AM   #14
Sep 2009
Cambridge Ontario
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Fastenal, Spaenaur, Bolt and Nut Supply, Desco. I dealt with all of these companies for various items over the years, for locomotive and heavy equipment manufacturing. I rarely needed to order from the US.

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Old 02-04-2012, 06:37 AM   #15
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Illinois, Outside the peoples Republic of Madigan
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Yea, it's a real PITA to ship to Canada. UPS wants a outrageous brokerage fee, and USPS is a half hour of BS. I usually up charge $10 for the extra paperwork and BS at the Post Office. That's the murky customs problem.

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Old 02-04-2012, 03:25 PM   #16
Nov 2010
Mahopac, NY
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What kind of bs do you get at the post office that takes a half hour? Just drop off the package with the customs declaration and pay. 5 minutes. But I have never been asked for a customs form when sending a letter. With small parts like a nut just tape it to cardboard and put it in a regular envelope with stamps on it. Never had a problem with that for small stuff.

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Old 02-13-2013, 09:13 PM   #17
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Mitchell, Ontario
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Oh they exist in Canada:
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Old 02-15-2013, 05:40 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by OntarioBeerKegs View Post
Do you also carry the silicone washer?
Tabhair dom beoir nó a thabhairt dom bháis
My E-brewery build(as cheap as possible)(Be patient slow progress)

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Old 02-15-2013, 08:43 PM   #19
Dec 2010
Montreal, Quebec
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Originally Posted by OntarioBeerKegs View Post
I ordered a couple of time from them ... they are fast and have good customer support.

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Old 10-05-2016, 05:37 PM   #20
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Has anyone found the grooved lock nut in Canada?

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