Nichrome Wire by the foot

Looking to find nichrome wire in 16, 17, and 18 gauge locally. I’d like to purchase by the foot to avoid 6ft rolls from Amazon/Walmart.

Does anyone have a local shop recommendation now that Tanners is out of business?

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Electric Clothes Dryer heating elements use nichrome wire. Look at any appliance repair shop. You may find what you need in old dryers that people set out by the curb for trash pickup.

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Another source would be used toasters, space heaters, hair dryers at thrift stores, garage sales, …