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I found these folks on a web search and found that they have an order processing system that takes care of all customs and duty hassles for Canada and the UK. A fair variety of metal and plastic, available in small quantities. If you go to them from here, it helps support this website since I'm in their affiliate program.
Bob Pedersen has cast parts and a casting set for a light Mikado. I found his site in a search for coupler suppliers. He makes cast iron sprung shank couplers, available in kit and finished form. His kits are US $22.50 per coupler are the least expensive I found. I bought a pair and found the finsh and pattern good and Bob easy to correspond with. I'm thinking about using some of his Mikado castings to build a 2-8-2T in 1.5" scale, 7.5" guage. No problems with shipment to Canada.
I haven't bought anything from them yet, but theirs
is the best suppliers website that I have seen. It is well organized and has
product, delivery, and pricing information organised together in an easy to
use way. They have two locomotives (1.5" scale, 7.5" gauge)
available and a 3.75" scale, 7.5" gauge American in development. I
will probably depend on them for wheel sets. They also have trucks and a wide
variety of parts. They indicate that they are experienced in shipping to
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