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Re: My SFG using hula hoops for net support

Post  CindiLou on 3/6/2013, 7:35 pm

Just make sure it is warmed up lol..not winter cold..and bend slow

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Post  Lindacol on 3/6/2013, 7:44 pm

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@CindiLou wrote:I use the 1/2" ..it is about $3.50 for 10 ft here.
Oh good to know! It seemed so stiff when I tried it, but if it'll bend than good Very Happy

I think there may be different grades. Don't some have thicker walls? The thinner walled ones are more flexible.

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Post  CindiLou on 3/6/2013, 7:50 pm

I use the schedule 40 ones.

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Post  CapeCoddess on 3/27/2013, 12:26 pm

I bought hula hoops at the Dollar Tree for a buck each. I noticed that when I cut them, the stripes are made up of 2 different types of ribbon, so I also got lots of ribbon in the deal. I'll unravel them later.

Underneath the ribbon is semi opaque plastic which I'm assuming is made of polycarbonate- the same as yogurt containers and such. Since I am sticking them in the MM rather than outside the box I like this idea better than using PVC for now. But once I get ahold of more bamboo hoops, these guys will be history.

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Post  Karen Jasieniecki on 5/18/2013, 2:43 pm

Love it!

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