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Old 01-22-2013, 05:03 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Antares View Post
Well, obviously you people who have unloaded needles lying around don't have enough WIPs going. What's the matter with you? Get with the program, boys and girls! All needles should be utilized at all times--otherwise, what excuse will you have for buying more needles?!

Sheesh!
That's what the extra cables and things that screw onto the ends are for. I can afford more cables faster than I can afford new needles. Antares, it's simple logic!
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Old 01-22-2013, 05:51 PM   #22
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...you people who have unloaded needles lying around...
ALWAYS ASSUME THE NEEDLE IS LOADED!

That is all.
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Old 01-24-2013, 03:43 PM   #23
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For me a flexible cable will compensate for a lot. There's nothing I find more annoying in a circular needle than trying to knit with the approximate equivalent of two sticks glued to a Slinky.
Yeah, that. There are several that if that was all I had available....I'd go do something else. I have the equivalent of probably 2 sets of Knitpicks NP, several of the birch KP needles, and a couple Hiya Hiya. I love all of these. Also have a few Addi Turbos I'd use in a pinch, but they aren't really pointy enough. The others I won't use are collecting dust somewhere.
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Old 01-24-2013, 04:07 PM   #24
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Yeah, that. There are several that if that was all I had available....I'd go do something else. I have the equivalent of probably 2 sets of Knitpicks NP, several of the birch KP needles, and a couple Hiya Hiya. I love all of these. Also have a few Addi Turbos I'd use in a pinch, but they aren't really pointy enough. The others I won't use are collecting dust somewhere.
I pink puffy heart my Hiya Hiyas and KP's. But I borrowed an old aluminum 10.5 Wendy had lying around recently for the Try The Decaf scarf and it was just pure evil. I don't know who made it, I just know I hope I never have to use one again. Fortunately I've been able to "test drive" several different makes and models, so I pretty much know what I like and don't have to endure buying something on speculation only to find out too late that it's 2 sticks glued to a Slinky.
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For me, any cable that looks like it belongs in a weed eater should be found in a weed eater. Other people don't feel that way and like their needles and that's OK.
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For me, any cable that looks like it belongs in a weed eater should be found in a weed eater. Other people don't feel that way and like their needles and that's OK.
You do have a way of putting things GG.
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You do have a way of putting things GG.
I agree with you, GG!
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Originally Posted by mojo11 View Post
You do have a way of putting things GG.
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I agree with you, GG!
LOL I think we're on the same wave length. I must remind myself that what I like is other than what someone else likes and remember live and let live. I have some brand new weed eater needles that I really should consider passing along at a fair price. Someone wants them.
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I have some brand new weed eater needles that I really should consider passing along at a fair price. Someone wants them.
Yeah, but it ain't me!
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Yeah, but it ain't me!
I'm sure I can interest you in a gently used, complete set of Denise needles. Just to show how much your satisfaction means to me, I'll toss in two, not just one but two, of their longest cables, one in red one in blue. These needles feature a keyless chuck, you just click needle and cable together. There are even connectors for joining cables together, you could knit a king size bedspread on one set!

Seriously, someone might want them. I think the case doesn't even show much wear.
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