Customs: Does Michaels Arts & Crafts Sell Styrene Plastic?

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  1. thyvipera

    thyvipera ThyVipera

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  2. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    None of the ones by me do....kinda a bummer too....:( 
     
  3. TonyzCustomz

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    Not mine either, I wish though, they are so much closer than my hobby store that never has any in stock. = (
     
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    autobotx23 Banned

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    They don't in AZ, Oakland, San Francisco, Savannah, GA, the Tidewater area of Virginia, St. Louis, or Carbondale, IL... bastards! :banghead: 
     
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    I have a super-sized Michaels here and the closest they sell is thick sheets of acetone, which is clear, but will work if you had to use it.

    Hobby shop near me has 3 carousels of styrene. expensive too.
     
  6. timshinn73

    timshinn73 Well-Known Member

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    Hobbytown USA as well as a host of other hobby shops carry it.
     
  7. Boggs6ft7

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    If you just want plain styrene, look to see if you have any plastic dealers in town. You can get 4'x8' sheets for a fraction of what you pay at hobby shops.

    You could also use yard sale signs from your Lowes or HD. But they tend to be thin.
     
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    good call Boggs. Sign shops will even have styrene - most sign shops buy their plastic locally. a 4x8 sheet of styrene costs about $30...
     
  9. ShadowStitch

    ShadowStitch vectoring the hate plague

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    Also: Might try looking for RC car/plane hobby stores, or Train modeling stores... They usually have it too.
     
  10. sunlink

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    I actually bought mine off of eBay for much cheaper (even with shipping included) than if I went to my local hobby store.
     
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    There are like no known hobby shops in my area. Also, the Michaels in my area, as far I know doesn't carry styrene either.
     
  12. knyghtmare2021

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    The Micheals in my area does. It's clear and 2 8 x 10 sheets per package. Just ask for cutable plastic :-D
     
  13. Shadow Convoy

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    i work at michaels and no thats not something we carry
     
  14. TonyzCustomz

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    I think I put this link out there somewhere before but this is where I buy stuff when I need it. http://www.estreetplastics.com/ All kinds of great stuff to use, even bought my sheet of black Plexiglas for my pictures their.
     
  15. Superquad7

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    Aside from the internetz, I have no access to styrene and we have a Michael's.
     

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