Before there were cable ties, there was...

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twforeman
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Before there were cable ties, there was...

Post by twforeman » Wed Feb 24, 2016 3:02 am

Waxed linen string!

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I like using the old school waxed linen string for long bundles of cables. It doesn't snag on things, it's mildly soothing to do (once you figure out the right way to do it) and I think it just looks neat. :)

McMaster-Carr still sells the string and this is a pretty good guide on how to lace.
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Post by ALMARQ » Wed Feb 24, 2016 5:15 am

Very Nice!

Reminds me of my aircraft maintenance days - I too rely on lacing cord - still have a couple spools of the nomex laying around in my toolbox.
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Re: Before there were cable ties, there was...

Post by eer7286 » Mon Mar 07, 2016 5:38 pm

Hey, when it works for exploration on Mars...

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2 ... ns-delight

I agree that its a better look!

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Re: Before there were cable ties, there was...

Post by piper5681 » Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:40 pm

I haven't done cable lacing since my days in the Navy. Did alot of it then.

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Re: Before there were cable ties, there was...

Post by KentMarshall11 » Wed Mar 07, 2018 7:34 am

Really, there a lot of benefits of cable ties. I also keep my cable ties organized by using cable ties.

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