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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. majorspud

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    Not too flashy, but I do this to all but my Mystery Ranch bags. Shrink tube and ITW Nexus Tac Toggle.

    [​IMG]IMG_5353 by Stephen, on Flickr
     
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  2. asemery

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    zipper pulls

    4 strand



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  3. DesertDuck

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    I found this retro-reflective black para-cord somewhere a number of years back, I've used it to make these zipper pulls on most of my riding gear/luggage.
     
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  4. asemery

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  5. asemery

    asemery Loaded Pockets

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    I misjudged the material I needed for a solomon bar (cobra knot) zipper pull so I used the extra cord to make a wall and crown knot knob at the end. It looked good so I made some more. The knob at the end makes it easier to grab.

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  6. asemery

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    small cross
    made from mini-blind cord - 1" across

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  7. asemery

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  8. lawmanhdg

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    I got the glow in the dark zipper pulls from County Comm.
     
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  9. asemery

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    [b}cobra stitch fish[/b]
    5', # 95 paracord

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  10. asemery

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    zipper pull
    I started to make a white ribbon but then shortened the right hand tail.
    I was asked elsewhere what glue I used. I do NOT use glue in my knotting.

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  11. HeadOffice

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    Me too!! I swear by them...
     
  12. asemery

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    zipper pull
    Cobra stitch. 4 ends tied in knob for easier grasping

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    2 color zipper pulls

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  13. asemery

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    zipper pull
    Obverse and reverse sides

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  14. asemery

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    zipper pulls
    Alternate side half hitches with longer side cords. 4 strand footrope/diamond knot to finish

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  15. asemery

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    #95 asemery, Mar 28, 2019
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  16. asemery

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    At a flea market I found a spool of # 72 cable cord. It has a firm twist and is a pleasure to work with. I wish I could find more of this wonderful cord. It is smaller in diameter and has a firmer twist than the cord used in the star knot pictured above.

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  17. parnass

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    Duct tape on a piece of pen barrel.
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