Re: GN 66203 - flatcar underframe


Douglas Harding
 

I believe Clover House offers twisted wire or cable.  Cloverhouse.com   There have been several other companies as well, look at ads in the Narrow Gauge Gazette

Check Hobby Lobby for bead stringing wire, it is very fine. Or check the sewing department for heavier thread, carpet thread for example.

Or find some 32-gauge stranded wire and strip the insulation. IE left overs from decoder installs would work.

Doug Harding
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On Sat, May 14, 2022 at 12:27 AM WILLIAM PARDIE <PARDIEW001@...> wrote:
Is there a source for the twist ties in HO,  I seem.to remember a supplier who had this item in their line along with a treasure trove of similar detail items. Regretfully the name escapes me.

Bill Pardie



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-------- Original message --------
From: Douglas Harding <iowacentralrr@...>
Date: 4/29/22 12:21 PM (GMT-10:00)
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] GN 66203 - flatcar underframe

Twisted wire was a common tie down. It did not have to be saved or returned, factories had lots of it around, and no special tools were needed.

Doug Harding
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On Fri, Apr 29, 2022 at 4:48 PM Ted Larson via groups.io <mhrreast=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:
And notice how they are tied down. 




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