Useful Local Vendors (Ft. Collins, CO)

(make sure you request a CSU discount and tax exemption under tax ID #: 9802381)

for miscellaneous, cheap stuff (e.g., motors and gearboxes from appliances, ac-to-dc wall transformers, parts from consumer electronics devices, etc), try:

E-bay is also a good source for all types of stuff

Hardware (nuts, bolts, springs, etc.)

Hobby Supplies (small motors and gear boxes, special materials and hardware)

Electronics (IC's, discrete components, switches, photo-optic sensors, power sources)



General Product Information

Mechanical and Industrial Components (motors, gear boxes, accessories, etc.)

Metal Stock Materials (bars, plates, structural members, etc.)

Plastic Stock Materials (sheets, tubes, rods, etc.)

Small Parts (bearings, couplings, gears, springs, shafts, belts, pulleys, seals, etc.)