8 mm Rod

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Bulk 2017

  • 2017 year end - $2.6/ft for good stuff. Rodquote.png
  • More 2017 - $1.75/meter, but shipping is almost twice that. This is chrome plated but soft rod. $1.5/ft fo soft stuff. Softrod.png
  • $3/meter for chrome plated rods including sea freight, based on a 1 ton minimum order- $1/ft in bulk for good stuff. Aimachinery.png

Consumer

  • $4/foot from Aliexpress - [1]
  • $4.6/foot on amazon - [2]
  • $10 for 1 meter - Folgertech - [3]
  • Specifications included - [4]. $7.10 for 355 mm
  • How about less hard rod and plastic bearings? See about IGUS plastic bearings - [5]
  • Igus - $8/bearing - [6]
  • Reddit thread - no consensus - [7]
  • Igus external bearing dimensions are not the same - [8]
  • This reddit includes comments on Lulzbot rods - [9]
  • Press fit vs non-press fit IGUS - [10]
  • Drylin from Folgertech - $1.25 - [11]
  • 8 mm oil impregnated bushings - [12]