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Materials science / Heat forming
« on: February 15, 2019, 03:21:53 PM »
I am working on a project just now ,I am not happy with the finish in the 1 inch( doubled) webbing tabs.
I was thinking of making a heated mould/pattern that would finish the tabs better , has any body tried this or has any experience of heat forming or finishing webbing without stitching on end plastic tabs?

Workspace, tools, machinery, and manufacturing / reese s2
« on: August 08, 2018, 01:01:47 PM »
hi all , I have the chance of getting hold of an old reese s2 bartacker ,any body have experience of these old war horses?

hi guy ,I hope you can help ,I am starting a project involving 2 oz ( 65 gsm) parachute nylon ,and was wondering if anybody had used a plotter/ vinyl cutter to cut out their lay?

Introductions / hello from scotland
« on: May 05, 2018, 11:42:04 AM »
hi everybody ,I am based in sw scotland ,I ve lurched on here for ages tried a few times to join ,but couldn't get on ,
I am here now ,I am an engineer working for company that builds fire appliances ,cutting gear and defence related equipment .
I left school( many many years ago ) and was apprenticed as a pattern maker/ sample maker in the clothing industry ,
joined the military ,got into firearms and retrained as an engineer ,I had my own business in gun making till we lost that right .
my son joined the military and I got back into kit making/repair ,I can get a lot from this site ,but I also have a lot to give , glad to be here and hello from scotland         Davy

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