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Sandbags and Barbed Wire for a Pillbox?
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Old 08 Aug 2005, 18:39   #1 (permalink)
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Default Sandbags and Barbed Wire for a Pillbox?

Whats the cheapest way of getting both plus it needs to be single sandbags and bendy razor wire so i can place it around my AC Pillbox as i please. ???
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Old 08 Aug 2005, 20:31   #2 (permalink)
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sand bags

take some clay roll it into 1cm wide snakes cut them into 2 cm lenghts. then take some cloth and press lightly to put the fabric grain on to them bend them how you wish and let dry.

can't help with the barbed wire sorry
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For razor wire you could just use a coiled up piece of electrical wire
As for the sandbags, yeah, clay, or you can sometimes find them in sets of plastic soldiers for cheap
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Old 09 Aug 2005, 00:21   #4 (permalink)
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for razor wire i get some thick wire and wrap some thinner wire round it, the i then wrap it round a marker 8)
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Well id use the method wartang said for the sandbags. Looks effective and is cheap.

As for barbed wire....... well a really cheap way to literally get mounds of barbed wire is using the plastic version of close-nit chicken wire. Cut the lengths out and then cut through each individual vertical peice of plastic to get the following effect.

LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL Centre wire and top barbs
l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l Bottom barbs

Sorry for the diagram but its the best i could muster in the circumsatnces.

Another way is to wrap some wire around say a small glu-stick then take some solder sire and soldering iron, make small beads and the quickly run the bead along the wire. They should form a point but look rather orkish however.
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As for barbed wire....... well a really cheap way to literally get mounds of barbed wire is using the plastic version of close-nit chicken wire. Cut the lengths out and then cut through each individual vertical peice of plastic to get the following effect.

LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL Centre wire and top barbs
l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l* Bottom barbs

Sorry for the diagram but its the best i could muster in the circumsatnces.
:-\ ... the seems comfusing, whats close-nit chicken wire ???
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close-nit meaning, really small squares. best are about 1mm^2
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Old 12 Aug 2005, 08:10   #8 (permalink)
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Hello,

Creed, can i ask what part of the world you are in because i use something close to chicken wire, but it is for car repairs.

I would show a picture of my razorwire fence but i think the pictures would be too big, if i can resize them i will post them.

oh i'm in the Uk.

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Old 12 Aug 2005, 09:30   #9 (permalink)
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You can make sandbags very easily by using milliput (which is quite a bit cheaper than green stuff & works better for this type of stuff anyways). Just roll out a log, squish it down a bit, and cut it into individual "chicklet" size pieces. Round out the edges a bit and brush on just a bit of water to the top. Then press down some fine gauze to give the bags some texture. If you want to make a sandbag wall, stack up the individual bags before the milliput dries and only do the texture on the top layer.

For barbed wire, I splurged and bought about 5m of stuff off Ebay. I think it cost me about $2.00 and it looks quite good.

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Old 12 Aug 2005, 13:43   #10 (permalink)
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Grimnor I an in London UK try to resize photos please. P.S can you PM the photos to me? Can you PM photos?
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