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i got 2 things of para cord,in 2 different sizes.in which i bought to braid pull backs for the curtains we have in the breakfest room....the open one is 50 LB'S,if i remember right..the one still in the packaging,is 30 LB'S...and as yall can see.things are working out pretty good with it.plus,mom likes it..i also have a app on my nook called Knots 3D..in which i found a knot called,back splice.in which it comes out looking like square and/or round braiding..
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got the 2nd one braided..in which i used the back splice knot at both ends.1st pic shows it before i cut off the excess ends...2nd pic shows it after i cut and melted the ends..
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i braided these today..any suggestions for knots? 1st one is a dog collar. 2nd one is a bracelet.and it's be attached at both ends.
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I suggest looking up tying it all together on youtube . He has tons of how to's from cobra knots , box knots , to pouches , monkey fists etc. .
 

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I've never gotten one of those paracord bracelets. Rarely have I ever been in a situation where I needed one. What have you used it for?
 

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i hadn't had any thing on my wrist in years.even then,.the last time i had anything on my wrist.was a cheap wall mart watch with a velcro band...but yet.im thinking of going with something that has a watch.and a compartment under it for spare keys..
 

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i got 2 things of para cord,in 2 different sizes.in which i bought to braid pull backs for the curtains we have in the breakfest room....the open one is 50 LB'S,if i remember right..the one still in the packaging,is 30 LB'S...and as yall can see.things are working out pretty good with it.plus,mom likes it..i also have a app on my nook called Knots 3D..in which i found a knot called,back splice.in which it comes out looking like square and/or round braiding..
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There seems to be no end to what you can do with paracord! I have a 1000 yard spool at my place and am looking to get more!
 

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i got 2 things of para cord,in 2 different sizes.in which i bought to braid pull backs for the curtains we have in the breakfest room....the open one is 50 LB'S,if i remember right..the one still in the packaging,is 30 LB'S...and as yall can see.things are working out pretty good with it.plus,mom likes it..i also have a app on my nook called Knots 3D..in which i found a knot called,back splice.in which it comes out looking like square and/or round braiding..
Just need to make sure the paracord you use is of quality. not the home depot crap that might, if your lucky, hold 125 pounds.
 

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i never buy para cord there.always at wal mart.but yet that is a good point about the quality thoe..and always make sure it's of wight needed..the one i used for the curtains. 50 lb's if i remember right.in which thats all i needed for the curtains..
 

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1st one.i was gonna go with as is..2nd one,i just got it put together and cord wrapped around it.and the round wooden peice in the back ground.is a lil mishap.the red plastic lid,i used to make the new ones the right size.which is a lil to big.3rd one.i already used my bench grinder to grind down and shape the end peices.there's 200ft of para cord there..

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I was looking for some cord the other day got some engine starter cord like for lawn mower, twice the rating to paracord, and take a very thick spool of fishing line - for fishing snares etc. Some paracord might be useful and since it is not much weight - will have to look at getting some. For years I always carried rope with me - it has been useful in getting people across swollen rivers etc.
 

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thats nice,real nice harpoon..and great idea when it comes to the extended handles...
 
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