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 Nylon vs Silk Thread
Author: DrewSorensenMusic 
Date:   2012-12-14 17:05

I obviously have to much time on my hands to be over-thinking thread, but alas, this is the case. John Mack in the video we watched a week back mentioned liking silk thread over nylon thread, because it does not stretch. Now, he obviously has much more experience than I, but I was wondering if the "stretch" in nylon thread isn't beneficial. Maybe it could be thought of like a bungee chord. If you stretch a bungee chord around a pole, and then hook it together, it tries to recoil, thus holding firm to the pole. A regular rope (non-stretching) would wrap around the pole, but when you tied it off it would not grip toward the pole. It would be held up more from friction, and would be a much less strong of a hold against the pole than the bungee. I have no proof of this, it is pure speculation.

Probably not as hot a topic as most, but it's nice to get that out of my head. Thanks.

Drew S.

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