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Daryl -the other brother
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Does anyone use 18" silks cut in half for their TTs.If so, do you try to sew a hem or just use it with the raw edge? Are there any other sizes that work besides 12"?
David Neighbors
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Hi Daryl,
You Can get Diamond cut silks that fit in a TT! I use an 18 in. one in extra long TT!


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ClintonMagus
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Check out Jay Scott Berry's website - http://www.jayscottberry.com/. He sells diamond cut silks, streamers, sponge balls and shapes, and other things for the TT and/or Sanada gimmick.

He also has several killer lectures.

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boltt223
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Definitely diamond cut silks are the way to go. I use these for most all of my silk routines. Smile
Namzyr
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Where can one find the "Diamond Cut" silks?

Anyone have a favorite vendor?
jmagic
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Bob Sanders
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Actually silks are only measured by the hemmed edge. Diamond cut silks that look like an 18" square silk are only 12" on the edge. They will fit into a TT just like a 9" square silk.

As the importer, it bothers me that dealers sometimes mislabel 12" diamond cuts as 18" diamonds. An 18" diamond cut looks like a 24" square silk. There is no such thing as a 36" diamond cut silk. Cloth in the necessary width (51") is no longer made.

Please don't pay 18" diamond prices for a 12" diamond cut silk. Normally you should pay within a dollar of the same thing for a 12" true diamond cut silk as you do an 18" square silk.

In a true diamond cut silk, all four sides measure the same. In the cheaper knock-offs, there are two long sides and two short sides. (The center corner points are not at the center of the silk.)

Give them a try.

Bob Sanders
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