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    whoopie toggle and webbing question

    I want to switch to whoopies and have two quick questions. I have heard that you can use wood(sticks) as toggles what about deer antler? I have a shed that I am using to make a knife handle out of and got to thinking,hmmm these extra parts might make cool whoopie toggles, should they work? I was also wondering is 1" poly webbing the best to use to make my tree huggers?

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    The antlers will work just fine as in theory the WS sits on the knot and not on the toggle.
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    That would look neat. Post some pics if you use the antler-toggles! I'm sure it'll work just fine as long as you heed Shug's advice as listed above.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shug View Post
    The antlers will work just fine as in theory the WS sits on the knot and not on the toggle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Iaspanky View Post
    I want to switch to whoopies and have two quick questions. I have heard that you can use wood(sticks) as toggles what about deer antler? I have a shed that I am using to make a knife handle out of and got to thinking,hmmm these extra parts might make cool whoopie toggles, should they work? I was also wondering is 1" poly webbing the best to use to make my tree huggers?

    Thanks

    Spanky
    I use 1" webbing seem to work great, very little stretch.

    Just love your idea using deer antler for toggles. What about drilling a small hole in one end and adding a small line to tether it to the strap so you don't have to keep track of them?


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    Yes, good idea using antler as toggles! I've been thinking of using deer antler as toggles for a while. There's a deer head and rack at my aunts house and she said I could have it so I might make some and PIF or sell them since I use ET's instead of toggles.

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    Just ordered my whoopies and some straps. Will post pics after I get it all. Thanks again for your input everyone

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    Got whoopies and straps! it has been pouring rain here all day will post pic of antler toggles tomorrow I hope.

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