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Bartack vs ZTack in silnylon


Same weight nylon thread. 42 stitch Bartack vs 42 stitch Ztack. Bartack failed by pulling out of 30 denier silnylon at 30 lbs.Bartack vs ztack OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Same weight nylon thread. 42 stitch Bartack vs 42 stitch Ztack. Bartack failed by pulling out of 30 denier silnylon at 30 lbs.

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Tie out Testing, Silnylon (72 lbs) and 1mm dacron cord (knotted strength, 50lbs),


At a load of over 55 lbs, Hem with tie out no reinforcement patch

At a load of over 55 lbs, Hem with tie out no reinforcement patch

55 lbs

55 lbs

Bucket of weight

Bucket of weight

Failure at 72 lbs

Failure at 72 lbs

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