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Re: Silflex

Poster: Logan and Arielle <logan123@charlotte.infi.net>

Wayne Precht wrote:
> Poster: Wayne Precht <wayne@apollo.umuc.edu>
> > Poster: Falcone al Rasool ibn Muhajir <polearmed@worldnet.att.net>
> >
> > I like the idea of heating the tips and trying to melt the ends together
> > in a bond, but I wonder if that doesn't make the material brittle, and
> > thus more prone to breaking with sharp rims as in poltruded fiberglass.
> I welded both ends of mine with a handheld propane torch and then tested
> expensively (first on trees, then on squires) since I was also concerned
> about the brittleness.  So far, there is no sign that either weld has
> taken any damage.  I think that this is going to be far safer than
> quarters, even cheaper than Logan's bolt and lighter than either as well.
> Galmr.

Who said my bolt was cheap!!!!!
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