Flying C Rubber Tubing
1 metre of Flying C Silicone Rubber Tubing
Top quality Silicone rubber in differing bore diameters 5mm & 6mm. Supplied in 1 metre Lengths. Our tubing now has a thicker wall 0.85mm for extra strength and is platinum cured for flexibility and colour retention.
Use 5 mm bore for 10 gram leads upwards to 15 gram, bigger sizes or if you are using thicker bodied leads use the 6 mm bore. The tubing should be tight on the body but not showing excessive stretching or tearing during during construction of inserting the lead weight.
TIP FOR GETTING LEAD BODIES INTO TUBING: Ideally to fit rubber smear a light touch of washing up liquid on lead body. Then using a cloth for grip slip the body into the rubber tubing progressively. Using the thickened stuff around the nozzle is ideal or put a drop in a small holder, like milk carton lid, let it solidify for a few days so consistency is easier worked with. Petroleum based lubricants will only deteriorate the tubing and when all over your fingers isn’t as simply rinsed off under a bit of water.