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Lawrence Shot Bag Opening?

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by supersenior, Aug 30, 2012.

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  1. supersenior

    supersenior Member

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    I've purchased a number of Lawrence Shot,25 lb bags.
    With the bag facing you, there's a long tag of thread on the left side and a short tag of thread on the right side.
    How does one open the bag by pulling or cutting one of the tag ends without having to cut the whole top end off?
    Your dealing with a senior.............. must I say more?
     
  2. Rebel Sympathy

    Rebel Sympathy Well-Known Member

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    Personally, I am glad you asked that question. I used to know how to do it, but now I cannot find that "magic thread" to cut.....

    Mike
     
  3. Bill Roberts

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    Hold the bag facing you, cut the back right corner and
    pull it to the left. It works everytime (for me)

    Bill
     
  4. scooterbum

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    On the back side of the bag, the first thread in from the left that is stitched through the bag, cut it, the thread should pull off in it's entirety.
     
  5. Rebel Sympathy

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    From the left? From the right? Now, I am more confused than ever.

    Seriously, one of you says from the left and the other from the right. I appreciate both of you for answering, but have no more better understanding than before the first post.

    Much obliged,

    Mike
     
  6. twoatloweight

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    They said the same thing.One said bag facing you,the other said on the back,i.e.facing away.
     
  7. quartering

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    back right hand. with the bag facing you, cut the knot off the rh side. pull the thread that runs along the back and it will unzip
     
  8. midalake

    midalake Well-Known Member

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    OMG it is no wonder the left does not know what the right is doing!!!


    GS
     
  9. Rebel Sympathy

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    I be's just a dumb Southerner.....

    Now, you done show'd me de' light!

    A-hic! A-hic! A-hic! (Southern laughter).

    An' now I be much obliged to you....

    Mike
     
  10. ImpalaBob

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    Put the loops toward you. Cut off the left end. Grab the back thread on the left end and pull.
     
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    Thanks, Impala Bob.

    Mike
     
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    I load mostly all Lawerence Shot. I'm just curious if all shot makers sew their bags the same way? I noticed Unknown1's feed bag video. Is it like the industry standard of bag sewing?
     
  14. Unknown1

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    No... rice sacks are closed with 2 rows of stitching; each one has to be opened separately...one from the left and one from the right.

    Keller
     
  15. Haskins Bill

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    Sort of like pouring piss out of a boot with the directions written on the heel!!!!
     
  16. Firewater

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    What Bill Roberts said. Mike
     
  17. mike campbell

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    RRR.

    Rough, Right, Rear. Position it that way and that's the one you snip and pull.

    But why? If the top is completely open you better empty it or purpose or it will surely empty by accident.

    I used to do it when I wanted to save the cloth bags. Once I had a dozen bags for sand bags I just used scissors to cut a corner off the next several hundred.
     
  18. Strait Shooter

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    Cut the short string off completely next to the bag, then useing the point of your knife pull the loop on the first stitch, it will come open like a zipper.
     
  19. Star4Ever

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    I cannot stop laughing.... every once an a while we all need a thread like this....
    My Left or Your Left?
    Haaaa!
     
  20. Catching Chrome

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    I must be dumb, because I have always just used a pr of scissors or carpet knife.
     
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