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A list of good places to get robot parts in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.

ABC Electronics

315 7th Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55401-1237

Good selection of surplus mechanical and electronic parts.
Not open weekends.

Acme Electronics Inc. (AEI Electronic Parts)

6020 Olson Memorial Highway (Highway 55)
Golden Valley, MN 55422
Retail and wholesale tools and parts.

Axman Surplus

Store locations (5) are available on their website

Axman has tons of surplus stuff. Good place for mechanical, electrical and electronic parts.

Harbor Freight

725 45th Ave NE
Minneapolis , MN 55421

9 Signal Hills Center
St. Paul, MN 55118
Chinese import tools and random stuff.
(If you can wait, wait unitl it is on sale, it will be about half price.)

Hub Hobby

location #1:
6410 Penn Ave S
Richfield, MN 55423

location #2:
82 Minnesota Ave
Little Canada, MN 55117


(Formerly Northern Hydraulic, Northern Handyman)
9 stores in MN
Also stores in WI, IA, NC, SC, VA, GA, TN, FL,TX
Tools, mechanical parts

Micro Center
3710 Highway 100 South
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
(952) 285-4040

Computers, computer parts and accessories, Sparkfun and other brands of parts and kits

Metal Stock (Aluminum, Brass, Stainless, etc.)

These are all places in the "scrap yard" district. You buy scrap pieces
by the pound. And yes, you can buy new stock also.

American Steel1803 North 2nd St.612-522-3624
Discount Steel216 27th Ave North612-522-5959
North Second Street Steel2212 North 2nd St.612-522-6626
Garelick Steel1900 North 2nd St.612-521-8857

Online Metal Stock