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Subject: Re: alternative to rubber bands (was Shock-Mounting...)
From: "vicki powys" vickipowys
Date: Mon Jul 24, 2006 2:24 am (PDT)
What about, instead of the quickly perishable rubber-bands, using some cut
up circular strips of car inner tubes, or bike inner tubes?  I keep meaning
to try this myself but haven't yet got around to it.  The lasting quality o=
the rubber should be excellent.

Vicki Powys

Rob Danielson wrote:
> I tried six of the larger sizes of the elastic cording from a fabric
> store-- either too weak or too stiff-- similar performance to Rode's
> stock cord. The Buna-N rings in the sampler I got from Allorings were
> really stiff. I ordered some large Silicon O-Rings tonight. #151 =3D 3"
> ID; #153 =3D 3.5" ID; #156 =3D 4.5" diameter. They purport only 5%
> stretch, but certainly worth a try. Thanks! Rob D.

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