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Angelo Radano
(zalmen_mlotek) - F

Locale: New England
Reflectix left overs/scraps on 05/05/2011 08:49:13 MDT Print View

I wanted to make a couple freezer bag cozies for an upcoming trip and was wondering if anyone had any reflectix scraps they could part with. I looked into buying a roll at Home Depot but they only had big rolls and I definitely don't need that much material.

Brad Walker
(brawa)

Locale: SoCal
Re: Reflectix left overs/scraps on 05/05/2011 09:45:49 MDT Print View

Sorry I don't have any scraps, but have two suggestions:
-Some hardware stores sell it by the foot, so might be worth checking elsewhere (esp. with regional chains)
-Reflectix tape is cheap, a few dollars a roll. You could just coat regular bubblewrap in the Reflectix tape, although this may or may not be heavier (1 layer of foil + adhesive, vs. 2 layers of foil). I used the Reflectix tape to line the inside of CCF pot cozys and it works really well.

Angelo Radano
(zalmen_mlotek) - F

Locale: New England
sold by the foot on 05/05/2011 09:49:33 MDT Print View

If I could find a place that sells it by the foot that would be perfect. I might try some other hardware stores if no one has any scraps they can part with. Thanks for the heads up.

sam ketchum
(samyk) - F
How much do you need? on 05/05/2011 15:26:45 MDT Print View

I have a full roll somewhere. I could let some go for shipping and say 3 bucks. If you live near Nashua you could even come by and get it.

David Adair
(DavidAdair) - M

Locale: West Dakota
cozy insulation on 05/05/2011 17:53:58 MDT Print View

For what it's worth- If you soak foam core presentation board the paper comes right off which leaves a pretty decent piece of flexible insulation. It's kind of expensive but if you have left over used pieces the price is right.

Angelo Radano
(zalmen_mlotek) - F

Locale: New England
Re: How much do you need? on 05/05/2011 21:53:49 MDT Print View

Sam,

How wide is your roll? Thanks.

sam ketchum
(samyk) - F
how wide on 05/05/2011 22:16:31 MDT Print View

Will let yuo know in the morning. Working till 830.

Eric Thompson
(er0ck) - F

Locale: PNW
2nd... on 05/05/2011 23:11:57 MDT Print View

if sam can't come through for you, i have a bunch i can get you in a PIF fashion...

Eric Thompson
(er0ck) - F

Locale: PNW
61cm wide... on 05/06/2011 18:43:32 MDT Print View

fyi all, my roll is 61cm (24") wide

sam ketchum
(samyk) - F
2ft on 05/09/2011 13:20:29 MDT Print View

sorry it took so long. roll is 24" wide

Angelo Radano
(zalmen_mlotek) - F

Locale: New England
Thanks on 05/09/2011 13:41:18 MDT Print View

Thanks Sam for your help. Eric ended up sending me a piece.