Re: Suggestions For Wire Load Ties
I love it. Every time we get a definitive answer to a question, new material surfaces to disprove it. I guess I’ll keep my steel strap aka chart tape.
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Apparently its been around since at least the 1920, or even earlier: https://www.madeinchicagomuseum.com/single-post/signode
Lincoln City, OR
Doug Harding wrote: " The first patent for steel strapping was applied for in 1966."
I won't argue with you about that, but I was using steel banding (strapping) in the Air Force in 1963.