Asked on Mar 20, 2017

How to re string wind chimes?

62q10370829JudyDian
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I love wind chimes but the "strings" seem to disintegrate after awhile and the chimes fall off. What is the best material and how to do?
7 answers
  • Janet Pizaro
    Janet Pizaro
    on Mar 20, 2017

    Heavy duty fishing line works well. Make sure you knot it a few times really tight.
  • Claude
    Claude
    on Mar 20, 2017

    Yes it will...every 2-3 years I restring them with fishing line and they are out year round...blizzard conditions and blistering heat!,
  • Thelma
    Thelma
    on Mar 20, 2017

    I also use fishing line on all my wind chimes, I use the strongest kind I can buy (for 100+ pound fish), it's called steel line but it is not metal . It lasts 5 yrs. & up for me in -20* to 108+*, 30 mph winds, rain, hail, snow, etc.
  • Cheryl
    Cheryl
    on Mar 22, 2017

    Thanks y'all!
  • Dian
    Dian
    on Mar 23, 2017

    I've used fishing line in ALL my chimes. Triple knot the ends. Then cut it back to about an inch. Using tweezers or pliers, hold the 2 ends together, & carefully burn the ends together. Don't let the knot burn! This will prevent the line from opening.
  • Judy
    Judy
    on Mar 25, 2017

    I use nylon thread, and this can't be worn out. Just measure each chime to a diff. length, and this will be fine. Best wishes.
  • 62q10370829
    62q10370829
    on Mar 27, 2017

    Use super glue on the knot on fishing line .
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