Originally Posted by soneal1027
I use elastic cord to tie with, you can pick it up at Wal-Mart pretty cheap. As far as keeping it tight, tie your double know while it's still in the gator bite. Just pull the 1st knot real tight & hold it tight to tie the second knot. Hope this makes since.
This is exactly what I use as well. Just pull tight, but you can feel when you are pulling to tight that you will break it, i've actually broke a few a time or two. haha don't know your own strength
. Just let up a tiny bit. If you are using the elastic thread, thats why, make sure you get the elastic cording. At the walmart here they are side by side.