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need a small favor (5mm led holder)

i am installing a blue led overhead for dim cabin light

i need a 5mm led holder (black plastic). i have gone to a huge surplus store...none. gone to radio shack....none. gone on ebay...none. gone on amazon....none. I wasn't interested in buying 50 of them just one.

can anyone find me just one and let me know how much to send you?




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I have gotten lots of LED's from these guys for different projects

https://www.superbrightleds.com/
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These guys carry led lights for all brand vehicles. Have installation instructions videos too. $5.00, all colors.

https://www.diodedynamics.com/store/
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was in radio shck sat and the guy said they didn't have them. i just called the same store with a cat# and and he says they have them. i hope that guy is there when i go pick it up....
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At least you have a Radio Shack around. I believe they have all closed down up here except for one in Owatonna, about 75 miles away. You could always go the online ordering route.

I get most of my stuff from Digikey.
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was in radio shck sat and the guy said they didn't have them. i just called the same store with a cat# and and he says they have them. i hope that guy is there when i go pick it up....
Typical Radio Shack doofus probably did not have any idea what you were talking about.
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Used to drive me nuts when I could walk in Radio Shack and know more about their stuff than the employee did but the employee would insist on helping me. But just be thankful you still have a Radio Shack bear by.


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Radio Shack's website usually has a stock status on items in store, at least last time I bought something from them, but that was a while ago....
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