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Old 06-11-11   #1 (permalink)
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splicing scissors and wire

hey folks,

I trust your all well!

What scissors are you guys using? AP has one tough core, knakered my scissors!

Also what gauge welding/piano wire are you using? I've been using welding wire but no idea of gauge, and piano wire i had was given too me so again no idea!

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Re: splicing scissors and wire

It may be better to use a Sharp Knife for the AP, check through the my splicing attempts thread, I am sure somebody gave the piano wire gauge there.
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Re: splicing scissors and wire

.20 gauge piano wire - I think... ( it is about 1mm dia.)

It was a while ago I visited the piano shop.
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Re: splicing scissors and wire

nice one chaps!
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My scissors were pants so I picked up a pair of kitchen shears from eBay, much better!
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Re: splicing scissors and wire

Industrial strength ARSuper Pro-Splice Scissors

These work well on AP bro
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Re: splicing scissors and wire

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Re: splicing scissors and wire

If your doing a lot of splices the cost becomes Minimal. Saves a lot of time being able to cut high tech cords with ease. And pretty cheap compared to scissors that hairdressers use...
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Re: splicing scissors and wire

Hi, i use Fiscars scissors, 16mm double braid rope cut verry easy, but with Vectran and similary fibers itīs trouble. Here is picture: http://fiskars-online.cz/p/345/
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That's the cool thing with the ARS/ no problems with vectran, dyneema, Kevlar et al
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