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Loose Shoulder Straps/ Fixed

Postby planecrazzzy » Sat Feb 04, 2006 2:00 pm

I've seen things that snap on the back of shoulder straps to keep them from sliding off your shoulder....
This is "my" version....I use 14 ft of elec wire for each set ( front & rear ) each one took about 15 minutes to tie the loom
each loom is about 12 in long.....
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In this picture you can see more detail....The knot is the kind that you use to tie your shoe....but you incorperate the shoulder strap into the weave....it's not Rocket Science, it's Macrem'e
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Postby Sean_Caranna » Sun Feb 05, 2006 12:26 am

Very good looking!  I've got to learn to do that.  I'm helping a friend with an Airbike and I think this would be good for his setup.
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Macrem'e 101 , 5 easy steps

Postby planecrazzzy » Tue Feb 07, 2006 7:10 pm

It's easy...

You just reverse the knot each time......UNLESS you want it to SPIRAL...

But that's a DIFFERENT knot....




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Macrem'e 101 , 5 easy steps

Postby planecrazzzy » Tue Feb 07, 2006 7:17 pm

Here's the second half of the pictures....
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Postby Sean_Caranna » Tue Feb 07, 2006 7:33 pm

Great Pics!

Thanks
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Re: Loose Shoulder Straps/ Fixed

Postby planecrazzzy » Mon Mar 12, 2018 5:45 am

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Since I used this Knot again...I figured I'd post more examples.

I used Flat Rib Lacing (Doubled) for a better grip on the Yoke and the Flap handle
The lacing has a wax , which really help make Tight knots.
As I explained earlier in this thread...doing the knot the SAME each time ,makes it twist/spiral...
Alternating back and forth keeps the line/knot straight.
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Oh, the color was done with a Blue Sharpie Marker... Then wiped off with Lacquer thinner
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PS When I attempted to do this knot this time.... I had to come back here and see how it was done again...
It's just Macrame.... But going around tubes and straps can be confusing at the beginning.
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Re: Loose Shoulder Straps/ Fixed

Postby planecrazzzy » Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:13 am

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I have some pictures to add after changes...
I cut the first one I did "off"...
My second piece started a pattern... That's why I cut the first one.
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PS. I taught someone how to do it by putting a handle in the vise (Rubber hammer)
and tying the knot....He also experimented with sharpies, I have a Red white and Blue "Grip" on my Rubber Hammer... Cool
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