Rattler Goat Strings are designed by Lynn Smith. They are a 3 ply black
nylon goat string and can only be purchased through Lynn (email order or
at the clinics) and come in two different variations in stiffness for
controllability and speed.
Pink ends are the
MEDIUM lay string has a precise blend between
firmness for snappy ties and suppleness for controllability.
An ideal string for goat tyers that are looking to add speed to
Green ends are the
HARD lay string offering optimum speed
without sacrificing security in the ty. A truly fast string
that is accurate run after run. Favored by top goat tyers that
are comfortable handling a stiff string.
Strings can be order from Lynn. Cost per string is
$15.00 and shipping is $15.00. Once payment is received, strings
will be shipped. Payment in check form can be mailed to Better Basics PO
Box 245 Elfrida, AZ 85610 . Please include string order
(Lay of strings & how many) with SHIPPING address. Thank you
Lynn has helped modify the Rattler 3 ply goat strings that can be
purchased anywhere Rattler or Classic Ropes are sold. These come is a
variation of color (except black) and in four different firmnesses.
Novice: This is a soft
lay of string designed for beginner goat tyers that are getting
comfortable tying with a nylon string. It has some body to
give a little speed in comparison to cotton or braided goat strings
and still offers security in the ty be inexperienced or smaller
hands of young goat tyers.
Junior: This is a
medium-soft stiff string that is a step up in stiffness from the
novice for faster ties. Good string choice for intermediate
level goat tyers.
Original: A little
stiffer allowing for faster ties, this is a medium lay string.
It is a good string choice for goat tyers that are advanced in their
tying skills and are looking to add speed in their ties.
Pro: This is a hard lay
string with stiffness that increases the speed of the ty.
Great string choice for elite goat tyers that have good control in
their ties and are comfortable handling a stiff string.