fine mesh

Hi all,
I'm trying to find a fine mesh for 1/32 - 1/35 scale vehicles to use as
radiator grill, vents etc. Can anyone point me to a web site in the UK that
sells such stuff?
Ian Symonds
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Ian Symonds
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How fine do you mean? "VERY" fine?.....
Look for stainless steel metal mesh coffee filters. They are VERY fine. They would even be "in-scale" on 1/72nd scale armor. And they are less pricey than the metal mesh usually sold as model accessories.
( I am assuming that you can find COFFEE filters in the )
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Greg Heilers
You might find what you're looking for in a fabric store. Some synthetic window veilings are quite close to a square or a hexagonal grill.
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[SM04]Serge D. Grun
: You might find what you're looking for in a fabric store.
Or lingerie department
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Connery mode
Yesh, Pussy, this is a fine mesh we're in now...
Couldn't let it go....
RobG (the Aussie one)
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Rob Grinberg
Ian, The best selection of meshes I got (more than a few years ago now, thinking about it) was from a proper old-style service garage that was closing down. They had fine brass screen of a few different mesh sizes (much better than the stainless steel stuff I picked up at a prototyping workshop, and also a few square centimetres of finest copper screen apparently used in the fuel filters of Rolls Royces (though possibly only vintage models now). Maybe try your local car restoration shop if all else fails? Chek
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in article boere3$hl1$, Chek at chek wrote on 7/11/03 1:10:
You find a very fine mesh in ex army Landrover filler tubes. Try going to a auto jumble and asking about>
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Rory Manton
Thanks all for the replies and ideas! I particularly like the coffe filter idea.
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Ian Symonds
On the thread on shaking up paint bottles someone said to use the mesh from an automatic transmission filter. Used ones that would only need a clean can be had for nothing from almost any car transmission repair shop.
Hope this helps, Peter
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