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07-29-2011, 02:46 PM
I just started building and im gathering everything i can think of and i cant find what to use to cover the chain.

07-29-2011, 03:53 PM
Irrigation tubing from Home Depot or Lowes works good, or you can use an old hose

08-01-2011, 02:28 PM
Thanks alot I'm far from that point but I'm trying to get every thing before I need it

John Lewis
08-02-2011, 06:17 AM
The black irrigation tube works. Use a size just a bit bigger than the chain so it runs easily.
Straighten by sealing an end (fold over and tie), hanging with a weight at the lower end and filling with boiling water or use a heat gun.
Heat the ends in a gas jet until the ends smooth out then frair them. I use the end of a plumb bob.