How to re string wind chimes?

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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?
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  • 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 .