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The best plastic Tyraps (registered trademark of Thomas & Betts) are still the best, with the little stainless insert grip. The black ones hold up extremely well in direct sunlight. Note that T&B bought another company that sells to Home Depot under the T&B name but not Tyrap, and those are junk.

The benefit of the stainless ties that Denise mentioned is that they have a MUCH higher tensile strength than any plastic strap, and they don't elongate and loosen over time. The UV resistance is just a lucky coincidence!

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so much for "positive" input. I'm sure they would come in handy for something. sheese! sorry I even posted it!
I didn't even know they existed. Now that I do, I'm sure something will come up that will be a perfect fit for one of those thingys. Thanks Denise!!
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I can think of a couple of uses for those right now, never seen them before. Thanks!
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