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Offline coater87

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Barleycorn engineering
« on: 15.03. 2017 19:27 »
 I have got to give a big thumbs up to Simon at Barleycorn.

 I have ordered many, many pounds worth of stainless fasteners and fittings from him. Everything I have received is truly excellent, parts are correctly de-burred, threads are perfect. When it says 3 and 1/2 inches, its 3 and 1/2 inches.

 None of the nuts are deformed, each is identical as it should be. Most parts have the option of plain or polished for a small extra charge.

 Their website is easy to navigate, they except pay-pal, and if you look around well you will find damn near any part you need for an A10 or a Goldstar. He even makes it easy with part numbers or a few words in the description telling you its for GS or A10, if its for Aluminum head or Iron head, if its for early or late, etc.

 We really need more vendors like this, and less like the ones that are becoming "big box stores" for Wassel and parts made in India.

 Lee
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Re: Barleycorn engineering
« Reply #1 on: 15.03. 2017 20:11 »
HI All,
+1 on Lee's comments
I have bought lots of SS bits from Simon,
Probably send him a list and collect some more at Stafford next month *contract*

John
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Re: Barleycorn engineering
« Reply #2 on: 16.03. 2017 11:56 »
And me , just removed my gearbox all his nuts and bolts still in excellent condition after nearly 11 yrs ,can't argue with that can you, *yeah* *wink2*
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Re: Barleycorn engineering
« Reply #3 on: 17.03. 2017 09:08 »
Me too. He made me up some studs for when I was fitting my drain plug sump plate and I didn't want to use screws.
Excellent.
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Re: Barleycorn engineering
« Reply #4 on: 20.03. 2017 19:02 »
I've purchased from Simon and can vouch for the quality.
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Re: Barleycorn engineering
« Reply #5 on: 24.07. 2020 02:20 »
Also just received some bits from Barleycorn, 4 knee grip screws (£4.00 for all 4 rather than nearly 4 quid each from other vendors) a pair of chain adjusters with springs @ a tenner the pair, and some other bits, all arrived within  a couple of days and all excellent.
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Re: Barleycorn engineering
« Reply #6 on: 24.07. 2020 09:09 »
Yes I can echo that.

My formerly troublesome M23 cylinder bolts that go the full length of the barrel gave me no end of problems until I got a set from Simon, I still keep checking them though!
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