NK - basket hilt

Carl Chipman cchipman at nomadics.com
Wed Feb 21 08:37:53 PST 2001

wow :) that was useful to me too.... never though bout recessing the tabs of the basket hit and making a recess for the hose clamp itself...

everytime you think you know how to do something, someone comes up with some detail you forgot...


Carl Chipman
Nomadics, Inc.
cchipman at nomadics.com

On Wednesday, February 21, 2001 9:50 AM, Sigen3 at aol.com [SMTP:Sigen3 at aol.com] wrote:
> In a message dated 2/21/01 9:39:57 AM Central Standard Time, 
> big_daddy_baulsac at yahoo.com writes:
> << what are hose clamps they do have the tabs. 
>  Baulsac
>  whowillbeatfighterpracticethetwentyeighthoffebuarary
>   >>
> Go to any auto parts store and ask the nice man for some hose clamps.  You 
> will need to measure your rattan (diameter) to determine what size clamps you 
> will need.
> Thorgrim recommends the following: 
> First, you will need to recess  the ratan to accept the tabs (notch it so the 
> tabs will be flush with the surface) 
> Second, place the hilt tabs in the notches, then go around them 4 or 5 times 
> with strapping tape (white nylon filament tape) this should hold the hilt in 
> place.  
> 3rd, Now put the hose clamps on.  Cover them with duct tape.  The marshals 
> won't pass them if they are not covered with duct tape.
> Good Luck,
> Sigen
> writing for Thorgrim

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