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    Melt ends of Zing-it/Lash-it

    Just wondering how you keep then ends of your zingit or lashit from fraying. My lash it doesnt seem to be melting very well....

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    All zing-it/lash-it/Amsteel will burn/melt very easily. Perhaps you just need to keep it in the flame a little longer.
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    That worked...I was being to gentle with it.

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    I put a small drop of super glue on the ends. Cover about 1/8", 3mm. Works fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by opie View Post
    Backsplice
    yep. I normaly melt the ends of rope, cord. etc. to make it easier to work with, sometimes even to backsplice. Amsteel and lash it is a strange critter, it doesn't behave like other materials when melted. Opie is succinct on this one, so.. yep.

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    I have used 1/2" of heat shrink tubing and a hair dryer to hold amsteel together until I was ready to use it. It also works well to hold everything together while you taper the ends.

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