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Bulk String

Discussion in 'The Sesh' started by Fadwil, Jul 7, 2017.

  1. Fadwil

    Fadwil n00b

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    So I have really been wanting to get some bulk string that I can just keep cutting off of a spool, and I am having trouble finding the right variety. I remember seeing names and sizes being thrown around (lovely knots, 1mm/1.8mm). I purchased some neon yellow 1 mm nylon knotting cord non amazon and was pretty disappointed, though it was smooth and played good and stayed out of the way, it is soooo thin feeling even though I heard 1mm is the right size. Its so thin that no matter what kind of knot I tie, it gets sucked into the bead eventually and gets all twisted. Any insight or suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
     
    Jul 7, 2017
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  2. azleonhart

    azleonhart Moderator Staff Member

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    If i recall correctly, @goenKendama mentioned this in an old thread.
     
    Jul 7, 2017
  3. goenKendama

    goenKendama Moderator Staff Member

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    You can use search "String" in "titles only" and find lots of info. However I believe @azleonhart was talking about this string thread in particular.
     
    Jul 7, 2017
  4. azleonhart

    azleonhart Moderator Staff Member

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    Ah, yes! Thank you bud!
     
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  5. Subjugate

    Subjugate n00b

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    so i've noticed a few of you over the years have saved quite a bit of money by resorting to buying 1mm silk/satin cord from ebay/amazon. i prefer long string lengths anyways and the longest i can find provided by a kendama company is only 6 fingers. this has turned me onto the idea of buying from non kendama sites such as ebay/amazon online. is there any vendors or links you could provide with high quality string?

    also i need to buy beads/bearings for the tama (bulk from amazon or ebay of course) but i have not been able to find what size i need.

    if anyone could link or recommend some silk/satin cord and some beads/bearings it would be greatly appreciated.
     
    Jul 27, 2019
  6. htimSxelA

    htimSxelA Moderator Staff Member

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    What do you consider 'bulk'?
    Depending on the quantity you want, I could maybe offer some solutions. We have a good stock of strings, beads, and bearings in the Terra shop
     
    Jul 27, 2019
  7. goenKendama

    goenKendama Moderator Staff Member

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    Jul 27, 2019