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plastic fastener?

Postby x9200 » Sat, 22 Sep 2012 9:57 pm

I have serious troubles to identify the right name for this kind of fastening strip:

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"Plastic fastener" gives very low No of hits so how is it called?

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Postby nakatago » Sat, 22 Sep 2012 10:03 pm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cable_tie aka as zip tie, tie wrap, plastic handcuffs

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Postby x9200 » Sat, 22 Sep 2012 10:05 pm

Urgh.. I would never guess. Thanks a lot Nak.

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Postby nakatago » Sat, 22 Sep 2012 10:25 pm

No problem.

Cheerio.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Sat, 22 Sep 2012 11:11 pm

You left out wire tie.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 23 Sep 2012 12:10 am

I've always called them cable ties.

Working offshore, that's all we ever called them.

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Postby nakatago » Sun, 23 Sep 2012 12:11 am

Speaking of which, I'm still amused that Mustafa uses them in their shopping bags.

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Postby v4jr4 » Sun, 23 Sep 2012 12:30 am

nakatago wrote:Speaking of which, I'm still amused that Mustafa uses them in their shopping bags.


To avoid petty theft and shoplifting? Strange :-|
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Postby x9200 » Sun, 23 Sep 2012 10:02 am

Yeah, this is clear but they must really have a problem with this if they decided to go for such expensive solution (probably few hundred dollars a day).

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Postby zzm9980 » Sun, 23 Sep 2012 1:30 pm

x9200 wrote:Yeah, this is clear but they must really have a problem with this if they decided to go for such expensive solution (probably few hundred dollars a day).


Eh, first hit on Google I found 10,000 of them for USD $65. Even they're paying double, that's cheaper than one more CCTV.

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Postby x9200 » Sun, 23 Sep 2012 1:50 pm

Not sure. You forgot about Mr fastener and Mr defastener or even 4 Mr s all together. If they decided to go this way it rather meant they were not in favor of CCTV (likely ineffective).

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Postby zzm9980 » Mon, 24 Sep 2012 11:11 am

x9200 wrote:Not sure. You forgot about Mr fastener and Mr defastener or even 4 Mr s all together. If they decided to go this way it rather meant they were not in favor of CCTV (likely ineffective).


I thought of them, but assumed you'd need just as many (or more) Mr CCTV-Watchers to monitor a place the size and as busy as Mustafa, and then one or two more to run out and follow the people seen acting suspicious on CCTV.


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