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Dos anyone know's were the kit eyepins from ME is made?

the brass eyepins thats comes with the syren kit Seems to be different or crapy one,

I have dunn the blackenig befor with good result, but this time it Seems to not stikk 

I did try acid dip first and so on... but its turn out the same 😲( I used carr's)





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My System:  A small nail diven part way into a piece of wood with the head then cut off or you can use a broken drill bit.  Bend the wire around the protrusion and crimp the two legs of the shank together with pliers.  Then cut one of the legs off.  Basic but it works.



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Hi Svein Erik.

What I did was get a piece of 3mm tubing,cut a slot about 10mm long drill a hole right through at 90° to the slot of the diameter I want the eye to be. Bent the wire around whatever pin,drill shank etc diameter to get the size of eye I wanted. Hold the wire with pliers and spin the tube. I can make dozens of eyebolts in a very short time. I have several of these for making different sized eyebolts. No need to butcher a pair of longnose pliers as has been suggested. Incidentally a spun up eyebolt holds much better than the single shank ones.


Dave :dancetl6:

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18 minutes ago, wefalck said:

I may be stupid, but it isn't to me, sorry. Is the pin with the wire inside the tube and you form the sharp corners with it ? Perhaps also the term 'spin' is confusing, as it normally implies serveral, if not many turns.

Wefalk,perhaps I should have written bend the wire around the pin ensuring the two ends are inside the tube slot,silly me.


Dave :dancetl6:

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Cool tool, but an inner diameter of 1,5 mm is too large for a 1:64 model?... And I've heard that it still need some afterwork as the loop is open and misaligned. So it may still be that the old round nose pliers is the way to go...

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