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Old 21-01-2018, 04:23 PM   #1
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Default Plugable Connector blocks

Does anyone have a source for these? They seem to be around £5/£6 on eBay. R-
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In my working days I used to source these from Rapid Electronics, but most of the modelling tool suppliers like Eileen's Emporium stock them. Shop around because prices can vary considerably.

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They are available in a variety of sizes too, 6amp, 10amp and 16amp at Rapid.
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Brimal Components of Hartlepool have them listed in the baseboard construction section.
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Old 21-01-2018, 05:16 PM   #5
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As mentioned Rapid should do them

https://www.rapidonline.com/catalogu...0blocks&Page=1
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Make your own they are only chock blocks . With a cut down nail between.
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I once bought some from Amazon. They still have them.
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I once bought some from Amazon. They still have them.
I suspect they will become a 'Add-On' and require spending a total of £20 or pay postage, its been a few years since i ordered but that's what sent me to E-Bay free postage on most things what every the price....
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Make your own they are only chock blocks . With a cut down nail between.
Not quite, one side has sprung contacts so they can be pulled apart, a nail would need screwing in to hold it.

By coincidence, I need to change my connectors so I just ordered ten pairs of 9 pin D sub connectors for around £1.50 a pair. Fortunately, I donít mind soldering.
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I suspect they will become a 'Add-On' and require spending a total of £20 or pay postage, its been a few years since i ordered but that's what sent me to E-Bay free postage on most things what every the price....


No they’re still available to buy as an item. Not by any means as cheap as some but post free and a quality item.

I’d probably go elsewhere now.
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