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Discussion in 'Do-It-Yourself & Gear Modifications' started by MBurke, Mar 25, 2016.

  1. MBurke

    MBurke Empty Pockets

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    Hello, I am looking for some small cord to use for zipper pulls. I have seen some small (1/8 or smaller) cord used on some zipper pulls on coat and jackets. I know North Face uses some of it for their zipper pulls. I don't know if its nylon or what its made of. Any one have any ideas ? Small paracord ?

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    Thanks,
    Mike
     
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  2. dischu

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    Yes, I would use paracord in the color, length and thickness you like. If you donĀ“t like a knot you can use different stoppers instead. Usually I buy them on ebay.
    Check out micro paracord (1mm) or type 1 paracord (2mm).
     
  3. asemery

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    90 or 125 paracord is very nice for small projects where 450 paracord is too bulky
     
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  4. 8Jean

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    Have a look at Atwood Rope's Nano and Micro cord. I've been impressed with the quality and range of colors available.


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    I get most of my stuff from paracord planet. They might not be the cheapest (far from the highest) but they have been the fastest shipped to my door I've dealt with. I normally deal with them through amazon as they are a buck or 2 cheaper on there with free shipping compared to their website.
     
  6. JoshTF

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    This, it's smaller then normal paracord but works perfect for projects like you're looking for.
     
  7. MBurke

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    Thanks for the suggestions. I didn't know that paracord was made that small....well I didn't know it was called Paracord any way.

    Thanks again
     
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    These suggestions, plus....I have been known to scavenge the cord from old window blinds, it's pretty small, and strong enough for what I've used it for, including zipper pulls.
     
  9. JoshTF

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    That's actually a really good idea, never thought about cannibalizing window blinds. I bet you could even dye them really easy to get different color options.
     
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    Hobby lobby has some.. Just picked up some orange recently
     
  11. sol92258

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    Probably, I've given it thought, but haven't tried it yet. But, I also have far more green cord than white, as our house had green blinds in it when we bought it, once we saved up enough to replace them all I salvaged what I could from them before throwing them out.
     
  12. parnass

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    I use bright yellow braided mason's line for similar projects, including lanyards for the smallest flashlights and knives.

    The twisted variety is more common, but I prefer braided. It might be a little thinner than what you want. Check it out in the tool section of home center or farm supply store.