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Cut tacks

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Cut tacks

Post by jamsbaugh7 » Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:06 pm

What size copper cut tacks were used in 1941 hidem strips and how far apart.thanks Jake

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Re: Cut tacks

Post by maritimeclassics » Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:59 am

They should be 3/8 and are sold by the pound at Jamestown Distributing NCT3/8 is the number. The tack spacing varies a bit from about an inch apart but get closer together around the corners to help hold the hydem down around the bend.
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Re: Cut tacks

Post by jamsbaugh7 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:54 pm

Thank you for info.Jake

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