Wanted - Grommet at non-silly price

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  1. GJH

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    I used the corner steadies on our van for the first time this weekend and noticed that the grommet was missing from the hole on the offside..

    I had a look on the Internet just now and found just one supplier Here but thought that £28.51 for four bits of rubber was a bit steep.

    Anyone know where I can get one at a more reasonable price?
     
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    Could see if any electrical suppliers do one the right size.
     
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    Now that IS a rip-off:Angry:
     
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    wallace has one:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    You're nearly as daft as Hilda you are :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    I think any more than a fiver for the set is :censored:2
     
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    http://www.grommets.co.uk/ :Cool:

    Just a hunch, not sure you could buy one but you could ask for a sample:thumb:

    Screwfix have 100, not the right size though, for a couple of quid so £28 odd for 4 sounds a right rip off.:Eeek:
     
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    No idea what sort / size grommet you need but if someone can send me a picture or give an approximate size would be happy to try and help.. Wont cost you a bean if I have anything suitable
     
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    Can`t you just squirt a bit of silicone sealer in it, fills the hole, stops crap gettin in and you can prise it out when you want to.:Laughing::Laughing::Laughing:
     
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    Thanks John. According to the page I found the grommet is 30mm internal diameter, 40mm external diameter and 11mm deep.

    I'll be having a root round the garage tomorrow to see if I have anything suitable. I keep so many bits that "might come in useful" that I might be lucky. Failing that I'll maybe take the other one off and take it round a few places to compare.
     
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    Take the van back Graham...

    A missing grommet!

    Not fit for purpose...

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    Wow ! That is some grommet !
    Sorry mate, little chance I would have anything that big I am afraid :Sad:
     
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    I think he's measured his spare tyre:Doh:
     
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    I dare you to bring a tape measure to Eden Camp and measure my spare tyre against yours :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Is this a 'dynamic' or static grommet ?

    If static I'm with the 'squirt the silicone' brigade .. or the gaffer tape mob .. :Laughing:

    Other option, strip the sleeve from a bit of heavy cable and slit the sleeve to make one..

    and don't go nicking BT cables... I don't want to be accused of encouraging crime .. :RollEyes:

    or endangering you, so get someone else to use the Stanley knife .. :Doh:
     
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    Good thinking.......that'd work........Griff
     
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