First little test sewing 1.3 oz silnylon to .7 oz CubenCN2K.08.Simple single stitched seam betweenfabric and also on hem. 3/4 inch ribbonsewn with 30 stitches in a z tack.number 69 bonded nylon thread, hugenumber 22 needle (for those wonderingabout needle perforations).Pulled to failure.
Edited by oware on 11/12/2010 11:55:26 MST.
Nice test! Got any lighter cuben to do the same thing with?
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.
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?
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