Common Questions and Answers
Q: I would like to tie 7-8-11-13 with Raavad (1/4 ratio). Can I do so with your strings?
A: The Raavad strings provided are regular length. They are designed to wind in tandem with white strings, and therefore only produce 18-24 winds. 7-8-11-13 require 39 winds, 37 of which are Techeiles. It’s certainly doable with longer strings. What can be done is 7-8-11-13 with Rambam, two Raavad strings, or Tosafot R’ Schachter, though.
Q: How many Chulyot can be made with Tosafot strings?
A: Up to 13, which is perfect for GR”A or Chinuch (not R’ Schachter).
Q: Where may I pick up the strings?
A: We would meet locally (your place, coffee shop, etc.) to conduct the transaction.
String Tying Methods
There are many intricate tying methods since, while the Gemara in Menachos mentions the recommendation to incorporate Chulyos (units), it doesn’t specify how, which in turn allows for creativity and Halacha to merge.