Made a Strap For My Optimus 00 Rare Tin

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  1. The Warrior

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    I needed a strap for my 00 tin. Couldn't find any 3/4", aka 20mm flat hooks for the strap, so I purchased some ss 1 inchers. Had to file down the sides to make it fit in the slot. You can see where I ground on the left hook. I kind of ground down the rounded strap slot, but all went well:

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    Purchased some 1" elastic webbing, and had the wife sew it for me. Here's the result:

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    Instead of sewing a hook on each end, I had her make a loop, for a little more strength:

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    She stitched a square with an x in the middle.

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    Very happy how it turned out. I had some 1" olive drab webbing, and tried different buckles, but it turns out that the buckles for 1" webbing are just too darn big for it, so I went the elastic route.
     
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    I can dig it! ( the longer I’m home alone, the more old expressions are coming out.) :) That’s on cool box
     
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    Thanks man, I really like it a lot. I do need to get some cardboard to wrap the fount and burner in, to keep them from clanking around.
     
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    Or some good rags, they come in handy.
     
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    Good idea, thanks.
     
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    Very cool, had no idea. Thanks for the links.
     
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    Great concept; excellent execution.
     
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    Thanks Ed, appreciate it.
     
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    For users I've just packed in a few bits of bubble wrap.

    Not exactly contemporary but it does the job.

    Or.as I think @snwcmpr has previously suggested excess packtowel, which I think was always highly over rated.
     
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    Lots of good ideas.
     
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    The top of an over the calf sport sock ? They stretch pretty well and you can cut off the top and sew it shut on 1 end like an elastic sac . WR
     
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    I'll probably just go the cloth route, that makes sense to me to have a cloth handy for a spill, etc.
     
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    Hi Warrior, neat work.
    Best Regards,
    Kerophile.
     
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    Thank you sir, appreciate it.
     
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    Thanks man.