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Nylon NCP vs Poly NCP
Posted by: Charlie Safley (---.no.no.cox.net)
Date: March 18, 2024 07:58PM

Is there any practical difference in wrapping with nylon vs Poly thread? So far, everything I've actually wrapped rods with has been nylon based (reg & NCP), I see some poly stuff on mud hole & wondered if it's better/worse/same.

I bought some outdoor appolstry thread at the local fabric store just to mess around with and that stuff was so slippery & stiff that it wouldn't stick to tape at all. I'm not sure what it was made of, but it was hateful to work with.

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Re: Nylon NCP vs Poly NCP
Posted by: roger wilson (---)
Date: March 18, 2024 11:42PM

Nylon thread stretches.
Poly thread does not stretch.

As a result, when wrapping one typically wraps with a higher tension on poly - compared to nylon. i.e. due to the stretch factor.

Take care

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