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This instructable is going to show how to make a gun sling out of 550 paracord. This is my first instructable please leave some positive feedback on how clear the instructions were and what I could improve on. Also please post pictures of your slings and any variations as I would like to see your ideas. Thank you and enjoy.
 
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Step 1: Supplies

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The supplies you will need are: -550 Paracord (I chose camo and orange) -Knife -Pliers -Lighter -Gun sling swivel -Shotgun/rifle shell (optional) -Patience as this will take a while Sorry about the controller and the cookie was making this between games.

Step 2: Starting The Sling

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I do apologize for not knowing the exact amount as when I made mine I under calculated so I had to keep adding more. I believe about 25' for each outside and about 40' should be about enough but if not u can just add more my sling is roughly 3 1/2' long. I used three different colors to show the weave pattern but you can use 1-3 on this sling. For mine I used 2 to make it more uniform. First pick out what colors you want and where you want them the center strands will b the center color for both the center of the sling and the outsides as u will see. You now have to put all three cord sections into slip knots. If you don't know how I have pictures to help you. Your inside cord section has to be pulled even while the outside sections should have the inside of the two strands just a little longer that the length you want your sling the outer of the two strands will be a lot longer which is good.

Step 3: Starting The Weave

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Now that you have your three strands on your swivel you can now begin the weave. This weave is almost the same as the cobra weave just with more cords. I'm not good at explaining so I hope the pictures help and just make sure it's tight.
erobinson4 made it!1 month ago

I coincidentally started this at the beginning of Police Week! It will adorn my shotgun during my next Qualification. Great use of the different colors to make this easier to understand. Thanks!

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rbalisnomo made it!1 month ago
I made my first paracord sling this weekend for my military sporting rifle that shoots the 7.62x39mm round.
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SniperWillette (author) 1 year ago
It's basically the same as the right just mirrored per say so do wat u did on the right to the left
sloy1 year ago
I've been trying this for half an hour and can't do the left side since there aren't any pics of you weaving it. I've done the right just fine but can't finish the second part if the left
jguerrero92 years ago
Nice dude! The different colors make it way less confusing in the pics. Gonna try it out
Nicely done! No need to apologize about the cookie and XBOX controller, I have those lying around my house as well.

Thanks for sharing!

GM
SniperWillette (author)  GorillazMiko2 years ago
Thank you it is my first Instructable so I was nervous