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Lets see some awesome looking zipper pulls

Discussion in 'Do-It-Yourself & Gear Modifications' started by gr77, Feb 11, 2016.

  1. eastwa

    eastwa Empty Pockets

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    I lurk around here off and on...
    Just bought 500' of various colors to try this out.
    Thanks for the pics and tutorials.
     
  2. Wesmanthetiger

    Wesmanthetiger Loaded Pockets

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    New pulls for my new First Tactical bag. Tried 1/4" copper tube from the hardware store instead of brass ferrules I usually use. Look forward to seeing how they patina.
     
  3. mizedog

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    Found myself in Sears today. They had these "zipper pulls" in a box by the register....
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    Ok, I know. I had and Old School moment. Please forgive me. ;)

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-N900A using Tapatalk
     
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  4. outbackwack

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    I make them in reflective for my motorcycle gear and all bags...

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  5. asemery

    asemery Loaded Pockets

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    A friend who is a Pittsburgh Steelers fan asked me to make zipper pulls in his teams colors. Here is what I made with a refrigerator magnet thrown in.

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  6. asemery

    asemery Loaded Pockets

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    I discovered some cotton twine - just enough to make a few zipper pulls



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  7. asemery

    asemery Loaded Pockets

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    I used ABOK 757 (similar to the Matthew Walker Knot) to make this pull

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  8. asemery

    asemery Loaded Pockets

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    ABOK 757 - zipper pull - or a soft brush for keyboard

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  9. Xiou-Xiou

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    I made some lanyard beads from titanium tube and brass stock. Did a little turning on my drill press. Tumbled them with pebbles for a while. I used epoxy resin to hold the shock cord inside the beads and jump rings I made from 1.6mm titanium wire to connect the pulls to the zipper bodies.

    Here they are with some g-buckles I made.

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    And on the bag:

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  10. indigo_wolf

    indigo_wolf AKA Breezy

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    USAKnifeMaker

    Google "Cord End AeroWave Glow in the Dark"

    Searching "Aerowave Glow" on eBay will also get some hits.

    Be aware on the ITW (the manufacturer) site, they are called "NiteShade Aeroheads"

    ATB,
    Sam
     
  11. asemery

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  12. asemery

    asemery Loaded Pockets

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  13. asemery

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    plafond knots

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  14. asemery

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  15. asemery

    asemery Loaded Pockets

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    one strand zipper pull

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