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Topic Review (Newest First)
09-15-2009 09:14 AM
adamowens Bill,
I drilled 1/2 inch holes while the hadles were still in the lathe. The pins are 1/2 inch stainless round bar epoxied about 1 1/2 inches deep in the handle.

Adam Owens
PSC 31 Journey
09-14-2009 04:54 PM
BillNorrie Nice job !!! , did you simpely drill wholes to accept the "pins"?. if so what diameter please? Bill S/v LL PSC 37 #231
09-02-2009 11:15 PM
adamowens I think they just call it spiral wrap. You should be able to find it at any auto parts store. I think it is pretty popular with car audio installers for bundling wires, especially when individual wires need to exit the bundle along the way.

Adam Owens
PSC 31 Journey
09-02-2009 11:14 PM
mazzy It's called "spiral wrap". Ace Hardware (and maybe HD/Lowes) should carry it. Here's an on-line site
Spiral Wrap | Cable Wrap | Abrasion Protection for Wires and Cables | CableTiesAndMore.com
09-02-2009 10:47 PM
AdamLein Very nice! And the granny bars look really secure.

By the way I had a look through the rest of the album and I see you have some wiring wrapped in ... some helical black wrapping stuff. If I may beg to know, what is the term for that helical black wrapping stuff?
09-02-2009 09:44 PM
adamowens
Belaying pins

I finally got around to making some belaying pins for my granny bars. I think they're going to be really handy for storing lazy halyards (so I can sleep). Fun project. Take a look and tell me what you think. And no comments about my lack of varnishing talent

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