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Where to buy small empty wire spools? Answered

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I often buy wire off the internet that doesn't come on spools.  Does anyone know of a reliable company that sells small spools like the one in the picture?  I already googled it, but the sites didn't look very reliable.  Also, I checked McMaster-Carr, and the wire spools are fairy big, but I could settle for them if I can't find small spools.

Thanks in advance!

-AI

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acidbassBest Answer (author)2011-01-02

radio shack, craft stores and most home improvment stores such as ace

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JaredsProjects (author)acidbass2011-01-02

I thought radio shack doesn't sell empty spools. (that's where I got the wire pictured.)

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acidbass (author)JaredsProjects2011-01-02

well then go with my other two ideas ACE, home depot, lowes. or a craft store Michaels, A.C. moores. maybe even a quilting place like joanns fabrics

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Diex2005 (author)2012-04-26

You're looking for a Plastic Wire spool called a "BOBBIN".

Unfortunately, i've been looking for them as well, with no luck.

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ARJOON (author)2011-01-02

ebay and radioshack is your friend

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aelias36 (author)2011-01-02