Posted by Fall Guy from pool0015.cvx19-bradley.dialup.earthlink.net on June 28, 2001 at 08:12:29:
In Reply to: Re: Check the number on the back of any zipper pull. posted by India Jones on June 28, 2001 at 08:05:32:
... occurs usually when a garment shrinks. It doesn't have to shrink much to cause snaking. Leather shrinks.
: Yes, so its the pitch and size of the teeth. Check out my post above ("actually..."). I don't think that snaking problem is due the this one parameter. Peter once mentioned to me that it had to do with "easing" the zipper in. This makes me think that its a sewing issue related to the way the zipper is mounted.
: : The bigger that number, the bigger the "teeth" of the zipper.
: : Regular size zippers (for jackets and coats) run anywhere from 5 to 8.
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