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  Topic: Jaggeds Newbie Log
ClymAngus

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:26 pm   Subject: Jaggeds Newbie Log
How did he find the edges using a bolt cutter? I had a try with some cheaper ones and got an unsatisfying "V" on the end of the links. Admittedly I was using a softer metal.
  Topic: Magic Stretchy Bracelet
ClymAngus

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:23 am   Subject: Magic Stretchy Bracelet
Most certainly!
bar and ring toggle clasp
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/41Rs7Nd3WeL._AC_SL1001_.jpg
So by using stretchy links (rubber) slightly under tension (so a little small ...
  Topic: Shirts, shirts, shirts shirts shirts shirts! ERREHBODEH!
ClymAngus

Replies: 54
Views: 13651

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:05 pm   Subject: Shirts, shirts, shirts shirts shirts shirts! ERREHBODEH!
Mail didn't quit after the fourteenth; it just didn't have the spotlight as top of the line gear any more.

After initially having an open mind I'm starting to have some light concerns about the Bo ...
  Topic: Jaggeds Newbie Log
ClymAngus

Replies: 31
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Feb 17, 2020 2:57 pm   Subject: Jaggeds Newbie Log
That's a fair point J, With the proviso; of the materials your using. From this distance that looks like one of your chunkier 4in1's, you could muscle that if it was Ali or your finer steels, but your ...
  Topic: Magic Stretchy Bracelet
ClymAngus

Replies: 12
Views: 946

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Feb 17, 2020 2:48 pm   Subject: Magic Stretchy Bracelet
Ok thinking about it a bar and ring clasp under tension inherent in the rubber lines of links could work, you would have to watch your circulation however, don't want anything so tight it blood kills ...
  Topic: Newbie introduction
ClymAngus

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:22 pm   Subject: Newbie introduction
I would review this site:
https://armchair-armoury.co.uk/

good site, reasonable range, competitively priced.

Tell em Clym says hi!

Very Happy
  Topic: passing on the keys to the castle
ClymAngus

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PostForum: League Business   Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:51 pm   Subject: passing on the keys to the castle
Mmm... Digging up old threads.


That? Awww that's practically a hobby!


As for bills? It's come out of my personal account for the past few years... One day I'll see about getting ahold of Jon ...
  Topic: Magic Stretchy Bracelet
ClymAngus

Replies: 12
Views: 946

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:24 pm   Subject: Magic Stretchy Bracelet
Musicman, what would you suggest for type of rubber? Something vulcanised? I'm just thinking you want something solvent and sun resistant. Rethreading after a less than ideal rubber has perished would ...
  Topic: Magic Stretchy Bracelet
ClymAngus

Replies: 12
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:39 pm   Subject: Magic Stretchy Bracelet
Hmm ok 2 other options spring to mind.

A split ring clasp? That way it locks to the wrist size? (but may need a second person to take it on and off)

A weave that size wise ONLY just fits when yo ...
  Topic: Magic Stretchy Bracelet
ClymAngus

Replies: 12
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:31 pm   Subject: Magic Stretchy Bracelet
you could use an expanding clasp.

https://www.watchandclockparts.com/products/watch-strap-bracelet-clasp-fold-expanding?variant=6317178627&currency=GBP&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc& ...
  Topic: Magic Stretchy Bracelet
ClymAngus

Replies: 12
Views: 946

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:49 am   Subject: Magic Stretchy Bracelet
so we're talking some clever use of memory metal here or some kind of mechanical solution; rather than say using Nitrile O-Rings as your free links and getting your stretch that way?
  Topic: micromaille - laucquering pliers?
ClymAngus

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu May 30, 2019 9:27 am   Subject: micromaille - laucquering pliers?
Good point but it is a trade off, I do have some warn pliers that don't tend to mark, that said they are so warn that they do tend to slip. I'm currently running 2 plasters and one drying out scar on ...
  Topic: Jaggeds Newbie Log
ClymAngus

Replies: 31
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue May 28, 2019 2:05 pm   Subject: Jaggeds Newbie Log
Those are tanking shoulders sir! I can see that the waist size is good (god knows how you get those shoulders though the waist tube, Oh to be young and unencumbered by a paunch!)

My rapidly retrea ...
  Topic: Question about "alpha" tag
ClymAngus

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PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Tue May 28, 2019 1:54 pm   Subject: Question about "alpha" tag
I agree, there are many ways that weaves should be searchable (depending on your angle of inquiry) In their defence I would add that all the people involved here are doing this for the love of the art ...
  Topic: micromaille - laucquering pliers?
ClymAngus

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue May 28, 2019 1:44 pm   Subject: micromaille - laucquering pliers?
Another option that I've heard of but haven't tried is

So It's like an ablative coating? That's cool. You might have to watch that around new pliers. Those new pliers grip serrates can be quite ch ...
 
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