[GSBN] your preferred strapping tool?
jswearingen at skillful-means.com
Thu Oct 8 11:18:36 CDT 2009
We don't pack..er, strap. We just wedge 'em under the box beam, VERY
On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 1:42 PM, <cmagwood at kos.net> wrote:
> We use a 3/4 inch woven banding material that comes from
> Canada Wide Packaging, but is readily available anywhere
> that does packaging supplies.
> The tool is about $100, the strapping is $40 for a huge
> roll and the D-buckles are 500 for $25.
> Avoid at all costs nylon banding materials that aren't
> woven. They fray easily and are very frustrating. Also
> avoid systems that clamp the strapping in order to finish,
> as you won't be able to readjust. Ours came with a cutter
> that we disabled so the tail would be left to reattach
> > Do you use a strapping tool for compression of loadbearing
> > strawbale
> > walls? I am seeking suggestions and guidance on vendors,
> > brands, makes
> > and models of strapping tool that strawbale builders have
> > found useful.
> > I am working in the southwestern United States. The
> > immediate project
> > is a 24' x 24' utility building, scheduled to be built in
> > a workshop in
> > Las Cruces, NM, next month.
> > Thanks for your help,
> > Derelict
> > Derek Roff
> > Language Learning Center
> > Ortega Hall 129, MSC03-2100
> > University of New Mexico
> > Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
> > 505/277-7368, fax 505/277-3885
> > Internet: derek at unm.edu
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