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DIY heated clothing
I really need to learn how to do this for many clothes due to Severe Raynaud Disease. Is the fiber tape that I see a tape that you sew in and the wire goes through it so wire stays in place. Or is it something else for making heated clothes? I do not know anything about electric as to what to do or what I would need, How can I learn about this or where can I get info as to what I would need that I can follow when I know nothing about any of the electric parts. I can sew though. I need to make tops, bottoms, hat, gloves and whatever I can make. I did have battery heated jacket and a vest but they do not work now. Wish I had someone to help me with the part I do not know to begin with. Or if there is more detailed info on this area of making it. glovethis.
Made it! Had a kit off of eBay before but the wire wasn't best quality and went high resistance somewhere. Stripped old wire out, sewn new one in. Made new connector wiring up. Used cigarette lighter plug on jacket and socket on bike. Resistance of system measured at plug came to 3.7ohms, little higher than I wanted but pretty warm still. Wire resistance was 3.1 so gaining 0.6ohms in connections and plug. Not great but not bad. Anyway, jacket is nice and warm now, just need some cold weather rather than constant rain to test it properly
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