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Blog entry by Blackie_ posted 724 days ago 1010 reads 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Being an RC airplane modelist I have accuired tools that are used for this hobby that can also be very well suited for woodworking. If you are using a tipical house hold iron for you banding there’s a better tool for this and it doesn’t take up near the room that a house hold iron does. I use it when I do banding and it can be purchased at any local hobby store that sells RC related stuff It's called Hanger 9 Sealing Iron

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Roger

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#1 posted 724 days ago

Good to know. I like it cuz it’s gotta thermostat, and would be a heck of a lot better than a big ole iron. Thnx fer the post.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Blackie_

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#2 posted 724 days ago

What I like to do Roger is get a baby sock and put over the iron so I don’t take a chance of burning the banding plus it helps it slide over the banding better.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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boxcarmarty

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#3 posted 723 days ago

Nice, Thanks for posting…..

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Howie

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#4 posted 723 days ago

I’ll keep this in mind.
I used my wifes iron once and she threatened me with bodily harm if I ever did it again :-)

-- Life is good.

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HillbillyShooter

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#5 posted 723 days ago

Thanks. This looks almost identical to the one sold by Woodcraft for$48.50; and at Hangar 9 it is on sale for $16.99 (regular $22.99)—very interesting.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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