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Where would I find wire that's strong enough to support a tablet? Answered

I want to use recycled wire to build a wrap around stand/hanger for a 1 .5 pound android device, and I think I need about a meter of it.


fishing wire should do the job. try first with a 2 pounds weight and see if it can hold it. if not braid more wires togetholds the weight

And I thought fishing line was made out of clear or light-blue nylon. That shows how much I know...

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It's more about how you use it rather than the tye of wire you have. Even thin electrical wire could be woven into a net

Your not very specific.

I was thinking of how I could use a coat hanger from the dry cleaner's as several of you have suggested, but 1 coat hanger would not be long enough, I think. I want it to wrap around (like a snake) at the base to give the tablet smth to stand on. Also I would need at least 2 hangers together to give it enough strength (a single hanger would only work for a smartphone), but before I coat them w/ sugru-like substance, I think I would need some liquid-weld stuff. After that would it still bend?


6 years ago

Use a hanger wire from the dry cleaner.