Restraining Hands with Zipties?.

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Restraining Hands with Zipties?.

Unread postby Zipties1 » Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:22 am

Say you had a Bunch of heavy duty Zipties 13mm width, 580mm in length.

How would you Restrain your Subs hands behind their back?.

One Zip Tie secured around both wrists placed horizontally?.

One Zip Tie simply secured around the Wrists?.

Two Zipties Inter-locked like a pair of Handcuffs?.
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Re: Restraining Hands with Zipties?.

Unread postby Jimdini » Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:41 am

If you must use zip ties keep it simple and have a pair of EMT Shears handy for quick release. Therefore around wrists would be best, avoid using around single limbs, to easy to cause nerve damage, and if over tightened (in the heat of the moment) very difficult to cut off!
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Re: Restraining Hands with Zipties?.

Unread postby ruru67 » Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:35 am

I just posted a reply on BoundAnna, see here.

But one thing: Side (diagonal) cutters are the weapon of choice for cable ties. Don't use scissors or EMTs; the ties will tend to separate the blades. And never, ever, use a knife to remove a cable tie, especially from a person.
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Re: Restraining Hands with Zipties?.

Unread postby SergioUK » Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:28 pm

And have a couple of pairs in different sizes. The smaller ones will be easier to get between skin and tie but I've twice seen blades shear off on cheaper brands, once on a heavy wire and once on a cable tie, so have at least one spare and a larger pair on standby.

Or get the releasable type which have a small, usually fully or partially recessed, tang that lifts the ratchet (exact mechanisms vary). Depending on placement they're generally too fiddly for the captive to operate while bound even if they can reach it.

And like the previous poster says, don't even think of using a cutting blade of any sort to cut them - one or other participant will end up leaking.
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Re: Restraining Hands with Zipties?.

Unread postby RAE123 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:54 am

When using zip ties, I found that using a piece of plastic tubing around the
zip tie saves a lot of cuts from the zip tie, and much more comfortable.
Also using a small wire side cutter is a safe way to cut the ties.
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Re: Restraining Hands with Zipties?.

Unread postby mingmerciless » Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:44 am

Zip ties are sold for law enforcement use with 2 female blocks in the center, and the ends are both male, allowing for use as temporary cuffs, they work great light weight, and cheap.
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Re: Restraining Hands with Zipties?.

Unread postby Stahlketten » Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:21 am

mingmerciless wrote:Zip ties are sold for law enforcement use with 2 female blocks in the center, and the ends are both male, allowing for use as temporary cuffs, they work great light weight, and cheap.


They are cheap in terms of government procurement but no so cheap otherwise because most of them are not reusable and need to be cut off the prisoner.
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