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Old 09-15-2017, 11:54 AM
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Hi all,
I am about to start a micro-sized project, but one thing is missing.
I don't have a good source for tiny M2 or 2-56 sized rod ends.

I would prefer a proper through-hole rod end, and not ball-screws with press-on ends.
I am making suspension and steering links with them.
Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Thanks!
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Old 09-17-2017, 01:51 PM
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I have had the same trouble with sourcing some for the 1/24 losi buggy hybrid build I'm doing.
After much research I found the Align trex 250 model heli to have tiny balls and click on link ends with the balls at around 3.5mm dia and these fit sweet on the wheels end with no rubbing but I ain't had time to complete the rods.
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Thank you! I ended up ordering up a whole bunch of these:

https://m.aliexpress.com/s/item/32762637187.html?spm=a2g0n.orderList.0.0.51fe6a3fF UG07J&

3.85USD for a bag of 10. The project I am using these for needs about 48 rod ends. The duty cycle and loads are light so they should hold up. I also got a few vintage Kyosho and the Trex 250s for backup.
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