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#16 Astra.Xtreme

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 14:46

Wow that's a pretty severe balled up mess. :rofl:
I guess the only thing you can do is try to loosen up the "ball" and then start from one end and start backtracking it thru loops.


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Posted 25 January 2013 - 14:46

wrap christmas lights around a coat hanger and ll never get tangled


Good idea, even if I put Xmas lights away completely neat and untangled they always come back out the next year a huge tangled mess

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 14:52

Wow that's a pretty severe balled up mess. :rofl:
I guess the only thing you can do is try to loosen up the "ball" and then start from one end and start backtracking it thru loops.


Here is an idea of how thin the chains are, the line next to the chain is a single line drawn with a Biro pen

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 14:57

Just take one end and follow it througha s far as you can. and dont tighten the not thats the worst thing. I tend to normally go for the more lose ends and follow them on.

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 14:59

Just take one end and follow it througha s far as you can. and dont tighten the not thats the worst thing. I tend to normally go for the more lose ends and follow them on.


Its impossible, they are so thin even my finger nails grab 2 or 3 chains at once, and I can barely focus on them as to how close I need to have my eyes to try and pick out individual chains

Still trying without oil atm but looks like I will end up having to do that, only thing is, that will make them even more slippery eels than they already are

And I just start thinking I'm getting somewhere and I'll drop them, or my nail gets caught and I undo all my work

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 15:03

For the amazing price of just £99.99 i will untangle that for you.

This time saving service was brought to you by Xoligy :D

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 15:07

Here is an idea of how thin the chains are, the line next to the chain is a single line drawn with a Biro pen


Yikes! You might need a pair of tweezers and one of these:
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Posted 25 January 2013 - 15:10

For the amazing price of just £99.99 i will untangle that for you.

This time saving service was brought to you by Xoligy :D


:laugh:

I'm starting to work out that every chance the chain has had, it has become a slip knot on another chain

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 15:55

NEVER EVER AGAIN! :angry: :laugh:

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 16:01

put it on something that vibrates and wait for it to untangle itself. If after a year you still have no result, change the frequency ;)

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 16:01

wehay!

Dit you try a needle at all? Might have been a bit easier?

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 16:03

Why dont you just tell the wife to do it herself??

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 16:06

wehay!

Dit you try a needle at all? Might have been a bit easier?


I wouldn't know where to find one lol

I just used the blood from my eyes, I swear I could see atoms now if I tried :p

Why dont you just tell the wife to do it herself??


She had been trying for ages before me and she gave up, I bought her the chains too so... lol

I should have taken my ADHD pills I would have had it done in 30 seconds :D

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 16:10

I wouldn't know where to find one lol

I just used the blood from my eyes, I swear I could see atoms now if I tried :p


Ah yeah blood works :p