Where to Buy Things For Your Robot

Note: Call stores first to check for location, hours and what they might or might not have.
ABC Electronics
Surplus and some new electronics. 315 7th Ave N Minneapolis.

Radio Shack
Many useful electronic components. Get one of their catalogs.
Many locations, hours vary.

Axman Surplus
Lots of used motors, solenoids, electronic parts, mechanisms and everything else you might imagine. A must visit (take a bus if you don't have a car) for every robot builder.
Three locations: 1639 University Av, St. Paul 646-8653; Fridley; St. Louis Park. Check web site for directions and hours.

AEI Electronic Parts
Good stock of electronic parts. Carries many of the items shown in the Jameco catalog.
6020 Olson Memorial Highway, Golden Valley, MN, 338-7149. 7-5:30 M-F, 9-1 Sat.

Hub Hobby Center
Parts for model railroading and RC cars. Many items useful for robot builders
6416 Penn Av S, Richfield, 866-9575
82 Minnesota Av, Little Canada, 651-490-1675

Target, Walmart, K-Mart
Great places for just about anything

Home Depot, Menards
Many hardware items

Re-use Center
Lots of possible robot parts. 2216 E Lake St, Mpls.
 
Goodwill
More possibilities for robot parts. Many stores, see web for locations. 1202 E Moore Lake Dr, Fridley MN, 571-9283

Also look at the resource list form the Twin Cities Robotics Group.




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