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Offline hollywood

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Fake Razor Wire
« on: July 01, 2009, 03:04:16 AM »
Hi Guys!
            My name is Cpl Russell 'Hollywood' Bibb and i'm a member of the UkAirCav living history group. What I was wondering was if anybody knew of where I could get my hands on some fake razor wire for a our displays at the shows?

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Re: Fake Razor Wire
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2009, 01:30:43 PM »
You can make your own given enough time.  Razor wire (Barbed Tape) is just a roll cut metal strip with trianglar tabs, use a strip of pliable plastic cut it and paint. Interlock two strands to form concertina wire.

Also you can mix that with "Barbed wire" consisting of tieing cut rubber bands on a spool of wire (the famous barbed wire in Steve McQueens scene of The Great Escape was made this way)

That way if you don't find a Manufacturer you have options.
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Re: Fake Razor Wire
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2010, 06:58:07 PM »
Thanks for the "rubber band" tip. Currently our Camp uses real barbed wire, but we want to add more layers. Doing this with twine and rubber bands might be a cost saving (and safe) way to add more wire.