I began hanging a month ago and am currently hanging 7 lbs. I am using Tom Hubbards hanger as I found it was a little easier to construct at home. I wrapped the pvp piping (with the cotton wrap that you use when you sprain an arm or leg) for a nice cushioning and used 2 machine screws. When I had finished construction I was eager to try out my new contraption but lacked Thermaband or a swimcap so I tried it without wrapping. I have not have any problems (other than one incident where the hanger began slipping off the first time I tried 7 lbs because I had only 1 machine screw and a zapstrap at the other end)
Is the only use for the wrap material to grip the hanger or should I wrap for another reason?
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