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Old 8th Aug 2019, 11:26 pm   #1
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Default Packs of shrink tubing in Lidl

Seen in Lidl today, plastic boxes with (Ithink) 60 lengths of various diameter shrink tubing. Forgotten price ,maybe £2.99 Les
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Old 8th Aug 2019, 11:59 pm   #2
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Thanks for the tip-off Les - I'll pop down to Lidl and have a look tomorrow.

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Old 9th Aug 2019, 1:11 am   #3
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Default Re: Packs of shrink tubing in Lidl

They are also often on offer from tool tables at flea markets.
There is not much in it price wise.
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Old 9th Aug 2019, 8:07 am   #4
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I shall check out the Cockermouth Lidl that opened yesterday!
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Old 10th Aug 2019, 12:08 pm   #5
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Happened to be in my local Lidl earlier and couldn't resist picking up a box of shrink fit tubing. 127 pieces varying in length from 40 to 85mm with unshrunk diameters between 2 and 13mm. All black at £2.99 including useful plastic box. Not bad value. Various other £2.99 boxes including mixed lots of various types of screw-in hooks, rubber O rings and jubilee clips. All useful stuff.

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Old 10th Aug 2019, 12:25 pm   #6
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Default Re: Packs of shrink tubing in Lidl

These crop up from time to time.
Bought these last year for similar price.
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Old 10th Aug 2019, 5:31 pm   #7
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Default Re: Packs of shrink tubing in Lidl

I got a box of these for £5 inc delivery which was cheaper than going to Lidl for me: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07CKHXWR9/

Very nice stuff - as good as the stuff I was paying that for a strip from RS.
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Unfortunately, drew a blank at our shiny new store.
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Thanks for the tip off, got a pack from the local emporium today.
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Old 11th Aug 2019, 10:27 pm   #10
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Default Re: Packs of shrink tubing in Lidl

I’ve occasionally used the Lidl variety, which were (and maybe still are) adhesive-lined and of very good quality.
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thanks will go and stock up. incidentally their pretzels are apparently awesome.
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Old 13th Aug 2019, 10:00 pm   #12
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Default Re: Packs of shrink tubing in Lidl

Still at the (new) Stockport store, got some today...
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Default Re: Packs of shrink tubing in Lidl

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These crop up from time to time.
Bought these last year for similar price.
Hi Pete,those are the exact same ones that Lidl are selling at the moment for £2.99

I bought a tray from Clitheroe Lidl yesterday afternoon.

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Old 31st Aug 2019, 12:08 pm   #14
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Default Lidl "shrink tubing"

Lidl are currently doing a box of heat shrink tubing, 127 pieces of various sizes for £2.99. Its in a plastic case, somewhat bigger and longer than a VHS video cassette with compartments. The box could perhaps be used for component storage once empty. I just purchased a box because I was low on the stuff anyway and I may not be placing an order with an electronics supplier for some time. Not seen this offered in there before so thought it might be worth a mention it in case it might be of help to other members. I have no connection other than been a regular weekly shopping customer.
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Old 31st Aug 2019, 3:11 pm   #15
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Default Re: Packs of shrink tubing in Lidl

Yes found these while just browsing....almost walked past it. £2.99 for 127 assorted pieces. Why 127......??

Anyway can't grumble at the price and should last for years. I never seem to have enough of the size I want.....!
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Old 31st Aug 2019, 3:30 pm   #16
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Default Re: Packs of shrink tubing in Lidl

I see the mods have helpfully moved my thread. Sorry I didn't spot the other one as I didn't think to look or post in 'Where to get sets and parts'. Noted for future reference! I also wondered why 127. Why not a nice round number like 100 or 120? Picked mine up at the Coalville, Leicestershire store. Having removed the large label wrapped around the box which provided a more detailed look at the contents, I wish that there were rather more of the smaller diameter pieces included in there. I suspect these are likely to get used up first and well before the large diameter pieces. I guess it will depend on the job at hand though.

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Old 31st Aug 2019, 6:56 pm   #17
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Default Re: Packs of shrink tubing in Lidl

127 is one less than a 'nice round number' to me.
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Old 31st Aug 2019, 9:22 pm   #18
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Default Re: Packs of shrink tubing in Lidl

I've noticed that both Lidl and Aldi do these box selections from time to time. Rivets/O rings/Heat shrink / and uncle Tom Cobly & all.
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Old 1st Sep 2019, 11:54 am   #19
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Default Re: Packs of shrink tubing in Lidl

Re "127" perhaps the extra "one" is the box =128
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Default Re: Packs of shrink tubing in Lidl

To me, 127 will always be a roll of film.
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