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    Thread weight and type for sewing M50/1.1 oz

    What type of thread and weight of thread do you use for M-50, 1.0oz nylon? I am used to sewing heavy weight boat covers and interiors. Need some advice!

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    I've never used M-50, but since no one else has jumped in yet I'll give it a go. I have used a fair amount of 1.0-1.1 oz ripstop nylon.

    Any good quality 100% polyester thread should do a good job. Gutermann's "Sew All" is typically available at Joann's. My preference is Gutemann's Mara 70. It has a higher breaking strength than the Sew All and is probably overkill for most of our uses.

    I use a #11 sharp point needle.

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    Another Guterman's "Sew All" user here. I use it for everything from M50 to tree straps.
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    I use the GŁtermann Mara 70, can be found here- http://www.backwoodsdaydreamer.com/p...s-page/thread/
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    Thanks ! Really in a fog with this! But with I normally use for material a tarp would be in pounds! so thanks for the help!! Hang great and have a good one!

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