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Unread post by the-mailman » Wed Jan 12, 2022 10:12 pm

Has anyone dealt with https://www.modelaviationproducts.com/? I need a few sheets of lite ply and this shop in Manitoba seems to be the only place in Canada that has any.
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Unread post by retiredVTT » Thu Jan 13, 2022 11:58 am

Hi Bruce, ...I have not dealt with this website, but it's impressive and lead me to another site that produces laser cut kits; so I emailed that site last night for a price on a 1/5 scale De-Haviland Buffalo kit and he came right back this morning with a price. (big price)! Anyway I would think the first site is legit ..but just in case use Paypal or at least a CC in case reimbursement is necessary.

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Re: Question

Unread post by saboo » Fri Jan 14, 2022 8:53 am

Hey Bill.

1/4" Lite ply in stock. Thinner appears to be all sold out.

https://thunderboltrc.com/index.php?mai ... ts_id=3119

How much do you need and what thickness? The Hoarding Hobbies Workshop may have some to loan.
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Unread post by the-mailman » Fri Jan 14, 2022 9:32 am

Yes, it's hard to find. This site doesn't have the lengths I need. Great Hobbies have it on sale, but no stock either. I'm looking for 6 sheets of 1/8 x 12 x 36 and 1 sheet of 1/32 x 12 x 48. I can get it from Balsa USA or Midwest, but they want $100 US for shipping and I'd probably get burned at the border with duty. I'll probably give Model Aviation Products a try if Great Hobbies don't get any soon. Prices are the same as the US, but in Canadian dollars and shipping is only $40. Building a couple of new boats and there's no rush as I have all winter to get them done.
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Unread post by retiredVTT » Fri Jan 14, 2022 9:47 am

https://amr-rc.com/airplaines/building- ... ywood.html

This place in Quebec has the regular aircraft ply...but in limited sizes.
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Unread post by bdg » Fri Jan 14, 2022 8:19 pm

Bruce,

Hobby Wholesale (https://hobbywholesale.com/) has some plywood in stock but not quite in the dimensions that you are seeking...

I'll bet that shipping for the 48" long will add-up, even though the weight is very low.

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Unread post by retiredVTT » Fri Jan 14, 2022 8:56 pm

Bruce, have you checked with Geoff at MSC ...I know in the past Al C. has got balsa from Geoff ..he may have a contact we don't know about.
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Unread post by bdg » Fri Jan 14, 2022 9:33 pm

Great idea Bill. I was looking for some small plywood a week or so ago and their inventory then was pretty much nil... but good to inquire for sure!

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Unread post by the-mailman » Sat Jan 15, 2022 3:12 pm

Haven't checked MSC recently, but the last time I was in they only had a few pieces of balsa.
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Re: Question

Unread post by timberman » Sun Jan 16, 2022 8:48 am

Maybe try looking into Robert Bury (Burnside) , I have bought baltic birch ply in different thickness for planes and cabinets , 4'x8' or 5'x5' sheets. Might have something for your looking for.

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