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what guage wire is the bail on Lbge?

lowercasebilllowercasebill Posts: 5,218
edited 12:10PM in EggHead Forum
dmft fell off last fall and the bail evaporated .. .. i figured it would turn up after the snow melted but it went to the parallel universe with the lost socks..

can anyone measure the guage of that wire? figure i can make my own out of 304.

thanks
bill

Comments

  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,973
    If I can remember where I put my mic I will. My guess would be 18# and it is spring steel.

    Steve

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • ZippylipZippylip Posts: 4,482
    Any chance you perhaps used it to stir a drink &, I don’t know, maybe... nah, couldn’t’ve :ermm: - any mysterious abdominal pains over the winter :huh:

    How’d that stuff turn out on Friday?
  • MaineggMainegg Posts: 7,787
    You do know that the fire wires are about 18 inches long and have a loop on one end and a metal pick on the other about 5 inches long.. they are not u shaped with little bends on each end........
  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    Your micrometer is in the top drawer of your bedside table :whistle:
    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 9,860
    3/32". no clue as to gauge.


    I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick, not wounded... dead.

                                                      Woody Allen

    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • lowercasebilllowercasebill Posts: 5,218
    not a bad idea .. i have stainless cable and crimp ends and springs for the handle
    thanks
  • lowercasebilllowercasebill Posts: 5,218
    3/32 works for me
    thanks
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 9,860
    I would have measured in 64ths, but had to use a magnifying glass for 32nds!! I NEED new glasses!! :blush:


    I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick, not wounded... dead.

                                                      Woody Allen

    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • lowercasebilllowercasebill Posts: 5,218
    between 10 an 11 guage according to google
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,973
    Oh I remember when you asked me to measure. Sounded so good in mm didn't it. Left the door open for a reversal there

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • lowercasebilllowercasebill Posts: 5,218
    turned out very good but i cheaped on adding crab meat and the winner did not.. yes to the abdminal pains but they were from being over served
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,973
    bill,

    Do you mean the handle wire? stike is helpin' me find the mic so I'll be back ;)

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    You can be so cruel.
    Kids today.....
    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,973
    Lob ball man

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • lowercasebilllowercasebill Posts: 5,218
    yes the handle wire ,, i can wait till you're done and showered
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    I just fell to the floor. :woohoo: :laugh:
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