Tarantula Spider nesting?

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Tarantula Spider nesting?

Postby MaxNY » January 2nd, 2012, 8:24 am

They say that a Tarantula's nesting is 6X stronger than steel. Anyone ever held this stuff in their hands? Can anyone get me some? I want to try it as a thread.

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Re: Tarantula Spider nesting?

Postby John M. Dale » January 2nd, 2012, 6:02 pm

Ahh, spider silk as IT. Might be a little hard to harvest for this project, but there apparently is a way.

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/09/spider-silk/

I suspect it'll be a bit pricey.

JMD


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