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  • picdude777
    http://www.robotsinsearch.com/ Toronto based e-store. Specializes in Pololu stuff, at very reasonable prices. Bought from him a few times, good service.
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      http://www.robotsinsearch.com/

      Toronto based e-store. Specializes in Pololu stuff, at very reasonable prices.

      Bought from him a few times, good service.



      --- In ORE_bits@yahoogroups.com, aaron@... wrote:
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      > Well, I'll likely forget some, so lets start with a list here and
      > I'll transfer it onto the website.
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      > Solarbotics -
      > http://www.solarbotics.com/
      > FingerTech Robotics -
      > http://fingertechrobotics.com/
      > RobotCraft -
      > http://www.robotcraft.ca/
      > RobotShop - http://www.robotshop.ca/
      > SOC
      > Robotics - http://www.soc-robotics.com/
      > Phidgets -
      > http://www.phidgets.com/
      > Custobots - http://www.custobots.com/
      > Rogue
      > Robotics - http://www.roguerobotics.com/
      > Robotbuy.ca -
      > http://www.robotbuy.ca/
      > Plantraco Microfight -
      > http://www.microflight.com/index.html
      > Dr. Robot -
      > http://www.drrobot.com/
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      > HVWTech (http://www.hvwtech.com) also of
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      > I've dealt with Solarbotics, FingerTech, RobotCraft, Robotshop and SOC
      > Robotics. I've heard good things about Custobots and Phidgets. I don't
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      > On Fri, 30 Sep 2011 12:34:30 +0000, jeanmarc.leblanc@...
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      > > ca you list the website of these canadian companies?
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      > >> Solarbotics in Calgary also has a bunch of
      > Picaxe goodies too, so you can compare prices. They are also pretty
      > fast, although I'm not sure I've ever gotten something the next day!
      > More like 2 or 3 days.
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      > >> We are actually pretty lucky to have
      > so many robotics oriented shops here in Canada. There is likely around
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      > >> Robotshop in Montreal, www.robotshop.ca has lots of Picaxe
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