Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: snowshoe webbing

  1. #1
    Guide
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    2,218
    Thanks
    565
    Thanked 992 Times in 471 Posts

    Default snowshoe webbing

    the time has come for me to restring my snowshoes. i'm conflicted on what to use. i'd like to use rawhide but i don't have time right now to process some hides into rawhide. although deer season is right around the corner and i'll have all the hides i want but still the time situation.

    then i was reading a book by gil gilpatrick and he recommends nylon twine, masonry twine for the toe and heel and then 1/8" or so for the middle. the nylon twine is low cost.

    any thoughts on this? is there a place to buy rawhide lace on line?

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to randyt For This Useful Post:


  3. #2
    Elder Bush Class Basic Certified
    Administrator
    Sgt. Mac's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    41,778
    Thanks
    53,830
    Thanked 37,654 Times in 10,187 Posts

    Default

    There's alot of sites that offer Rawhide lacing I know that Tandy does as well here's one for example
    http://www.leathercordusa.com/mm5/me...egory_Code=C16
    Nie pogrywaj ze mna

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to Sgt. Mac For This Useful Post:


  5. #3
    Guide Pawoodsman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Pa
    Posts
    1,218
    Thanks
    315
    Thanked 838 Times in 423 Posts

    Default

    I was just on faber snowshoes site they seal the rawhide lacing I just got a pair on ebay not what I wanted but will work I have to fix a web and add holes to binding strap just hope they hold up they are to be vintage but don't think indians used much plastic hehee

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to Pawoodsman For This Useful Post:


  7. #4
    Staff Supporter
    Bush Class Basic Certified
    Vendor
    Leif's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Adirondacks
    Posts
    20,022
    Thanks
    13,300
    Thanked 48,941 Times in 7,418 Posts
    Items for Sale

    Default

    Sgt. Mac is on the ticket! Just buy the lacing. Nothing like true rawhide lacing on shoes!

  8. The Following User Says Thank You to Leif For This Useful Post:


Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •