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Re: New frames finished

Postby tnitz » Thu Sep 30, 2010 12:37 pm

Love the finished look, looks like it's already had decades of experience. Nice work.
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Re: New frames finished

Postby rsetina » Thu Sep 30, 2010 5:29 pm

That's not mono attaching the net to the frames. Looks very nice. What did you use? I know in another thread you said it was a lillian type line.

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Re: New frames finished

Postby Daniel @ Tenkara USA » Thu Sep 30, 2010 6:20 pm

On my first three frames I used mono, and like it just fine.
For these ones I used a material I just got from Japan, not the one that looks like lillian, but rather some type of polyester floss. I couldn't find it here so far, but from looking at the pictures it really doesn't look too different from the one you used, though it may be thicker than it (
I'm in contact with a couple of thread manufacturers, including Gudebrod, to source the best wrapping materials for the nets.
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