Generic credit card sized (business card sized?) PLAIN sheets of
plastic that are either very durable (unlikely to break when flexed)
Best guess I can come up with is a PVC gutter and a pair of shears?
(Hmmm... maybe a grade-school paper cutter might make easier
work of it?)
Sorry, I wasn't clear. I'm not looking for blank credit cards
*or* business cards. Rather, pieces of plastic that are *about*
that size (easier to suggest an item that conjures a general
size in people's minds than to specify a set of various sizes).
Hence the appeal of cutting a PVC gutter to the ACTUAL size(s)
that I require (I'm not aware of "generic sheets of PVC material"
that I can buy locally; OTOH, I can get a gutter pretty easily!)
I'm not understanding this thread, but if you want plastic tags, you can
buy cattle ear tags at any farm supply store. They are numbered and made
to be put on the ears of cattle. A screw will hold them to other stuff
and they are about the size of a credit card.
I once worked at a hospital doing maintenance and they wanted to label
the valves in the boiler room. I bought some of these cattle tags, wired
them on the valves and made a chart explaining the purpose of each valve
according to the number. It worked great. These tags are very durable
Dont know if this helps, or not, because this tread was very poorly
explained, but if labelling is desired, this works well. They also come
in a variety of colors.
Several dozen. I figured the PVC gutter was about the right amount of
"raw material" (considering I would have to discard the "curved" portions)
I'm not sure that's stiff enough -- but it sure would be *tough* enough.
Finding a "flat" piece might be problematic (as even the bottoms aren't
Hmmm... maybe one of the square-ish clear plastic containers (with oversized
screw-on lid -- like the containers in which Costco sells cashews) could
provide the "raw material"...
And, actually, I think one neighbor uses a brand of coffee that comes in
a plastic container that might be suitable.
As I said elsewhere (ItsJoan?), I think lexan would be too brittle/stiff.
Take an old credit card. You can bend, mangle, twist, etc. it with
impunity. And, still coerce it back to its original shape.
THICK lexan won't break (without extreme acts of violence) but thin will.
I'm going to go buy a vinyl gutter and have at it with some snips...
You have to open the headers to get them. When you find the correct one and
click on it you will be directed to the "vault" over a technically advanced
network of electronic wizardry that surpasses the no command to the Klinton
server where one will have unlimited funding to feel the Bern.
I think that would be too brittle (in thin enough sheets to make
I offered "credit cards" as an idea as that's about the "sturdiness"
that I need. Yet, cutting a credit card (e.g., in half when it
expires) is relatively easy.
Cutting with scissors/shears is easier (and more versatile) than
with a "saw"
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