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Band tying!!!

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shaneshac

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Can someone tell me what the best line for tying the wishbone into the bands.

Is dyneema the only way to go or could I use 130lb test Dacron which I have lots of?

Where can I buy dyneema 1.5mm and 2mm online (reliable service please!!!)
 

Memo

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Shane whats the approximate thickness of 130lb test dacron?
 

Murat

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I heard lots of people using dyneema without problem but i aslo heard somewhere dacron is ok too. May be Riffe & RA guys helps more than that.
 

Memo

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I'm trying :D wait few minutes and I will get in the proximity :D
 

Memo

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closer!


I'm not sure about the thickness of this line, it seems to be thin and vould cut the rubber but in the end its Dyneema isnt it :D
 

shaneshac

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What about normal 2mm nylon braided line (standard reel line) will that work???
 

Memo

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I think tye line has to be smooth and strong, if your standart nylon line is smooth enough and have good knot characteristics then try it, IMO it should work fine...
 

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I have never done it yet, but people in my area use 200lb parachute cord and buy it from Army/Navy Surplus stores. I believe its nylon cord.
 
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Memo

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after all it has to be smooth, greasy, strong and about 1.5mm -2mm for a good knot.
 
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