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-===== Hacking Fuel =====+===== Food and Beverages ​=====
 Collected [[food|here]]. Collected [[food|here]].
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 ===== Electronics ===== ===== Electronics =====
-  * [[http://​www.leeselectronic.com/​|Lee'​s Electronics]]:​ 29th and Main - 4522 Main Street+  * [[http://​www.leeselectronic.com/​|Lee'​s Electronics]]
 +    * 1st location: 29th and Main - 4522 Main Street 
 +    * 2nd (larger) location: King Ed and Fraser - 4131 Fraser St
   * [[http://​www.mainelectronics.com/​|Main Electronics]]:​ 29th and Main - 4554 Main Street   * [[http://​www.mainelectronics.com/​|Main Electronics]]:​ 29th and Main - 4554 Main Street
   * [[http://​www.rpelectronics.com/​|RP Electronics]]:​ Rupert and Grandview Highway - 2752 Rupert Street, Vancouver   * [[http://​www.rpelectronics.com/​|RP Electronics]]:​ Rupert and Grandview Highway - 2752 Rupert Street, Vancouver
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   * Home Depot - Terminal Ave (about 1km east of Science World)   * Home Depot - Terminal Ave (about 1km east of Science World)
   * Home Depot - Cambie near Broadway   * Home Depot - Cambie near Broadway
-  * Army and Navy - Hastings Street, just a few doors down from VHS; go out the door and turn right.+  * Army and Navy - Hastings Street ​downtown or 8th St in New Westminster.
  
 ==== Screws, Fasteners ==== ==== Screws, Fasteners ====
 +<WRAP center round tip 60%>
 +[[tool:​fasteners|Need help figuring out what nut, bolt, screw, washer or fastener what you want? See this handy page!]]
 +</​WRAP>​
   * [[http://​www.pacificfasteners.com/​|Pacific Fasteners]]:​ 3934 East 1st Ave. They stock a huge range of fasteners (nuts, bolts, screws, nails etc.) and are pretty close to MRO.   * [[http://​www.pacificfasteners.com/​|Pacific Fasteners]]:​ 3934 East 1st Ave. They stock a huge range of fasteners (nuts, bolts, screws, nails etc.) and are pretty close to MRO.
   * [[http://​www.brafasco.com/​|HD Supply Brafasco]]: 443 Terminal Ave.   * [[http://​www.brafasco.com/​|HD Supply Brafasco]]: 443 Terminal Ave.
-  * [[http://​www.fastenal.com/​|Fastenal]]: ​36 East 5th Ave, and many other locations.+  * [[http://​www.fastenal.com/​|Fastenal]]: ​SE Marine Dr and Knight St, and many other locations.
  
 ==== Metals ==== ==== Metals ====
-  * [[http://​metalsupermarkets.com/​|Metal Supermarket]]: ​Still Creek Drive in Burnaby. Good source for metal rods, beams, angled, etc. in stainless steel, aluminum and more.+  * [[http://​metalsupermarkets.com/​|Metal Supermarket]]: ​Two locations: close to Lake City Way skytrain station ​in Burnaby ​AND just East of the Knight St Bridge (close to the IKEA) in Richmond. Good source for metal rods, beams, angled, etc. in stainless steel, aluminum and more.
   * [[http://​www.northstarmetalrecycling.com/​|North Star Metal]]: Metal recycling (wander around; just stay clear of the forklifts).   * [[http://​www.northstarmetalrecycling.com/​|North Star Metal]]: Metal recycling (wander around; just stay clear of the forklifts).
   * [[http://​www.mbsuperiormetals.ca/​|MB Superior]]: Metal recycling (good for wire; ask them to see it).   * [[http://​www.mbsuperiormetals.ca/​|MB Superior]]: Metal recycling (good for wire; ask them to see it).
   * Main Sheet Metal: Main Street near National Ave, just below the Georgia Viaduct.   * Main Sheet Metal: Main Street near National Ave, just below the Georgia Viaduct.
  
-==== Miscellaneous ​==== +==== Machining and Metalworking ​====
-  * [[http://​www.leevalley.ca/​|Lee Valley]]: SE Marine Drive at Knight St Bridge. +
-  * [[http://​www.princessauto.com/​|Princess Auto]]: Opposite side of the highway from IKEA in Coquitlam.+
   * [[http://​www.kmstools.com/​|KMS Tools]]: Next to the IKEA in Coquitlam.   * [[http://​www.kmstools.com/​|KMS Tools]]: Next to the IKEA in Coquitlam.
   * [[http://​www.busybeetools.com/​|Busy Bee Tools]]: Near Braid skytrain station in New Westminster.   * [[http://​www.busybeetools.com/​|Busy Bee Tools]]: Near Braid skytrain station in New Westminster.
 +  * [[http://​www.kbctools.ca/​|KBC Tools & Machinery]]:​ Annacis Island, just south of New Westminster.
 +  * [[http://​www.actequipment.com/​|ACT Equipment]]:​ Near Lougheed Hwy & Willingdon Ave in Burnaby.
 +  * [[http://​www.thomasskinner.com/​|Thomas Skinner]]: Just East of the Knight St Bridge (close to the IKEA) in Richmond.
 +
 +==== Woodworking ====
 +  * [[http://​www.leevalley.ca/​|Lee Valley]]: SE Marine Drive at Knight St Bridge.
   * [[http://​www.summittools.com/​|Summit Tools]]: 1st Ave at Boundary.   * [[http://​www.summittools.com/​|Summit Tools]]: 1st Ave at Boundary.
-  * [[http://​www.kbctools.com/can/​main.cfm|KBC Tools & Machinery]]: Annacis Island, just south of New Westminster. +  * [[http://​www.kmstools.com/|KMS Tools]]: ​Next to the IKEA in Coquitlam.
-  * [[http://​www.fastenal.com/​|Fastenal]]:​ 36 East 5th Ave, and many other locations. +
-  * [[http://​www.alderauto.ca/​|Adler Auto]]: Surrey and further out locations. +
-  * HollyNorth Production Supply: 1st Ave at Boundary, kind of hard to find. These guys sell to the film industry, but they do cash sales too.+
  
 ==== Bearings ==== ==== Bearings ====
   * [[http://​www.ringball.com/​home.html|Ringball]]:​ Mainly bearings, some linear slides and some acme screws and such. Good prices, but $30 minumum order.   * [[http://​www.ringball.com/​home.html|Ringball]]:​ Mainly bearings, some linear slides and some acme screws and such. Good prices, but $30 minumum order.
   * [[http://​www.dx.com|DealExtreme]]:​ Free shipping, probably knockoff bearings.   * [[http://​www.dx.com|DealExtreme]]:​ Free shipping, probably knockoff bearings.
 +
 +==== Casting and Mould Making ====
 +  * [[http://​www.fibertek.ca/​|Fiber-tek]]:​ Boundary Rd at 1st Ave.
 +  * [[http://​www.ippnet.com/​|Industrial Plastics & Paints]]: Near IKEA in Richmond.
 +
 +==== Costuming and Makeup FX ====
 +  * [[http://​www.fibertek.ca/​|Fiber-tek]]:​ Boundary Rd at 1st Ave. Sell Worbla and casting supplies.
 +  * [[http://​www.hollynorth.com/​|HollyNorth Production Supply]]: 1st Ave at Boundary, kind of hard to find. Large range of makeup FX and similar products.
  
 ==== Plastics ==== ==== Plastics ====
 +  * [[http://​www.ippnet.com/​|Industrial Plastics & Paints]]: Near IKEA in Richmond.
   * [[http://​www.plasticworks.ca/​|Surrey Plastic Works]]: Plastic sheet/bars. Ask for offcuts.   * [[http://​www.plasticworks.ca/​|Surrey Plastic Works]]: Plastic sheet/bars. Ask for offcuts.
-  * [[http://​www.ippnet.com/​|Industrial Plastics & Paints]]: Plastic sheet/bars, paints, polishes, coatings, resins, mold making, fibre glass, carbon fibre. 
   * [[http://​www.associatedplastics.com/​|Associated Plastics]] on Hastings   * [[http://​www.associatedplastics.com/​|Associated Plastics]] on Hastings
   * Urban Source near VHS   * Urban Source near VHS
-  * Fiber-tek on Boundary 
   * Sabic Polymershapes in Coquitlam   * Sabic Polymershapes in Coquitlam
 +
 +==== Miscellaneous ====
 +  * [[http://​www.leevalley.ca/​|Lee Valley]]: SE Marine Drive at Knight St Bridge.
 +  * [[http://​www.princessauto.com/​|Princess Auto]]: Opposite side of the highway from IKEA in Coquitlam.
 +  * [[http://​www.kmstools.com/​|KMS Tools]]: Next to the IKEA in Coquitlam.
 +  * [[http://​www.busybeetools.com/​|Busy Bee Tools]]: Near Braid skytrain station in New Westminster.
 +  * [[http://​www.summittools.com/​|Summit Tools]]: 1st Ave at Boundary.
 +  * [[http://​www.kbctools.com/​can/​main.cfm|KBC Tools & Machinery]]:​ Annacis Island, just south of New Westminster.
 +  * [[http://​www.acklandsgrainger.com|Acklands Grainger]]: Many locations, the closest to VHS being 150 W 4th Ave (a few blocks away). Limited hours.
 +  * [[http://​www.alderauto.ca/​|Adler Auto]]: Surrey and further out locations.
 +  * [[http://​www.hollynorth.com/​|HollyNorth Production Supply]]: 1st Ave at Boundary, kind of hard to find. These guys sell to the film industry, but they do cash sales too.
  
 ==== Foundries ==== ==== Foundries ====
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   * [[http://​digikey.ca/​|Digikey]]:​ They'​ve got pretty much anything, and they ship overnight from Canada.   * [[http://​digikey.ca/​|Digikey]]:​ They'​ve got pretty much anything, and they ship overnight from Canada.
   * [[http://​ca.mouser.com/​|Mouser]]:​ Similar to Digikey, but ship from the US (taking an extra day usually).   * [[http://​ca.mouser.com/​|Mouser]]:​ Similar to Digikey, but ship from the US (taking an extra day usually).
-  * [[http://​www.sparkfun.com/​|Sparkfun]]: Awesome site with tutorials and lots of breakout boards and rad parts.+  ​* [[http://​canada.newark.com|Newark element14]]:​ Similar to Digikey and Mouser, but slower and more expensive shipping. 
 +  ​* [[http://​www.sparkfun.com/​|SparkFun]]: Awesome site with tutorials and lots of breakout boards and rad parts.
   * [[http://​www.adafruit.com/​|Adafruit]]:​ Good starter kits, mostly revolve around Arduino.   * [[http://​www.adafruit.com/​|Adafruit]]:​ Good starter kits, mostly revolve around Arduino.
 +  * [[http://​www.seeedstudio.com/​|Seeed Studio]]: Similar to SparkFun, located in China. Offers services such as PCB manufacturing and laser cutting also.
 +  * [[http://​iteadstudio.com|ITead Studio]]: Similar to Seeed Studio, and also located in China.
  
 ==== Free samples ==== ==== Free samples ====
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   * [[http://​www.inventables.com/​|Inventables]]:​ Acrylic sheets, woods and vaneers, moulding materials, etc.   * [[http://​www.inventables.com/​|Inventables]]:​ Acrylic sheets, woods and vaneers, moulding materials, etc.
   * [[http://​www.repraper.com/​|RepRaper]]:​ Cheap ABS and PLA filament, parts, and electronics for 3D printers.   * [[http://​www.repraper.com/​|RepRaper]]:​ Cheap ABS and PLA filament, parts, and electronics for 3D printers.
-  * [[http://​openbeamusa.com/​]]: ​OpenBeam USA is an online retail store that sells mechanical bits and pieces for your projects. +  * [[http://​openbeamusa.com/​|OpenBeam USA]]: An online retail store that sells mechanical bits and pieces for your projects. 
-  * [[http://​www.mcmaster.com/​]]: ​McMaster Carr - massive ​catalog of engineering components, US only shipping ​apparently +  * [[http://​www.mcmaster.com/​|McMaster Carr]]: Massive ​catalog of engineering components, US only shipping ​(won't even ship to the US for Canadian billing addresses) 
-  * [[http://​us.misumi-ec.com/​]]: ​Misumi USA - another ​massive catalog of engineering components+  * [[http://​us.misumi-ec.com/​|Misumi USA]]: Another ​massive catalog of engineering components 
 + 
 +==== Miscellaneous ==== 
 +  * [[http://​www.dealextreme.com/​|Deal Extreme]]: Almost anything is available here from electronics dev boards to clothing. Chinese, very cheap price & quality, free slow shipping. 
 +  * [[http://​www.aliexpress.com/​|Ali Express]]: Sort of Amazon meets eBay in China - and almost everything that is manufactured in or for China is available here (i.e. almost everything). 
 +  * [[http://​www.lockpickcanada.com|Lock Pick Canada]]: Lock picks, practice locks, related tools
  
 ==== Surplus ==== ==== Surplus ====
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