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David Olsen
(oware)

Locale: Steptoe Butte
Cuben VS sil test on 11/05/2010 17:11:14 MDT Print View

First little test sewing 1.3 oz silnylon to .7 oz CubenCN2K.08.

Simple single stitched seam between
fabric and also on hem. 3/4 inch ribbon
sewn with 30 stitches in a z tack.
number 69 bonded nylon thread, huge
number 22 needle (for those wondering
about needle perforations).

Pulled to failure.test 1 sil vs cuben

Edited by oware on 11/12/2010 11:55:26 MST.

Dan Durston
(dandydan)

Locale: Cascadia
Nice on 11/05/2010 17:23:09 MDT Print View

Nice test! Got any lighter cuben to do the same thing with?

David Olsen
(oware)

Locale: Steptoe Butte
ligher cuben on 11/05/2010 17:26:12 MDT Print View

Yes, I have some lighter cuben to try too.


Will have to be next week.

Got a bit of Hysol and contact cement to add to the mix eventually.

Ike Mouser
(isaac.mouser) - F
cement and tests on 11/09/2010 19:39:44 MST Print View

do you mean pvc cement? If so, are you priming? with what?

second, my roll of .7oz olive drab cuben came in today, and i have to work on it tommorow as i need my waders and waterbag for an upcoming hike. Can you do the tests tommorrow?