TranceKuja
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Member Since: 3rd Sep 2001
Total posts: 68
Posted:I just started trying to use different materials for spinnin. I have some chains which have a diameter of about 3/4 inch. I used them and did a handwrap...it *kinda* hurt.Any suggestions on less pain/other chain?

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Maximus
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Location: Upland, CA., USA
Member Since: 13th Dec 2001
Total posts: 250
Posted:Try 1/8-inch cable. Maximus

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DJ Dantana
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Location: Stillwater, Ok. USA
Member Since: 15th Aug 2001
Total posts: 1495
Posted:try using thinner chains, 3/4 inch sounds way to big. I had some thick chains once, but they hurt like hell to wrap with, so I moved on to thin doggy chains, the kind in wal-mart, chrome plated, twist link, welded. very smooth, imperviouse to soot, and light-weight.

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Charles
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Posted:Don't forget ball chains too, they are a commonly used firestring here in NZ.A big advantage of ball chains is that theyare one big swivel, and won't pinch as easily asd link chains.Of course, always try different things and see what you prefer best...
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NYC
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Location: NYC, NY, USA
Member Since: 26th Aug 2001
Total posts: 9232
Posted:Ball chain.
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firestorm
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Location: Redding, CA, USA
Member Since: 7th Feb 2001
Total posts: 28
Posted:How sturdy are the ball chains? Don't they wear out over time?

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FoxFire
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Location: Texas, USA
Member Since: 14th Jan 2002
Total posts: 90
Posted:Here is an article on just that very thing.------------------Deuteronomy 31:6John 15:9

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John 15:9
Luke 6:22

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