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For this instructable I show how to make a cool pocket paracord dispenser. It holds 35 feet of cord and dispenses with ease.
 
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Step 1: Materials...

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You will need a bolt, nut, empty 200 count tic tac container, and paracord.

Step 2: Drill Some Holes...

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Drill a hole through the center of the closed tic tac container, Insert the bolt and lightly screw on the bolt, tape the end of the paracord to the bolt.

Step 3: Wind it up!!!

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Its a long and boring process but wind up the paracord by twisting the bolt.
broncos012 months ago
great storage idea
Matatas10 months ago
make a hole at back for carabine
Matatas10 months ago
Briliant idea for sailing
Ravirar1 year ago
Wow! The finished product looks pro! U should sell these on EBay or something!
theslingshotkid (author)  Ravirar1 year ago
I think it would cost more to make than people would actually buy them for
bpfrocket1 year ago
simple is best
:-)
acuchetto1 year ago
Cool!
I'm thirteen and I think this kind of stuff is awesome.Brilliant idea!
blak19701 year ago
brilliant!
Hey man, I'm fourteen also and i think its great how you're into this kind of stuff. I thought it was a great idea and i cant wait to try it myself but i think that instead of winding it up by hand i'm going to get a little help from my friend, the power drill. -- Live long and prosper
theslingshotkid (author)  johnbabalon1 year ago
Thanks, I found it easier to do by hand but whatever your more comfortable with. I would recommend a slower speed when using the drill. Its cool to know I'm not the only 14 year old on here.
Skwurlito1 year ago
A great idea for Hunters, Campers and general outdoorsman. I would use a Lock Nut or a Nylock® Nut to prevent it from backing off in your pocket, while allowing you to have it as tight as you want. I would also drill a small hole through the bolt to thread the cord through (if you have the bits).
theslingshotkid (author)  Skwurlito1 year ago
Thanks, I don't know how well I could get a hole through the bolt with my drill but you could probably do it with a drill press.
nwhyte1 year ago
Alternatively you could put the end of the bolt into the drill and wind it up mega quickly XD
theslingshotkid (author)  nwhyte1 year ago
I was condisering that but I wanted to do it as cleanly as possible so I could have as much paracord as possible.
About how much cord did you end up fitting into it?
theslingshotkid (author)  raceryz3501 year ago
around 35 feet
oops, i didnt realize it was in the 'ible itself.
mattyuke1 year ago
You should add a sharp blade to the bit that opens and closes so it cuts it without needing anything else. Or you could mount part of a Stanley knife blade to the bottom of the opening and push the orange opening down onto the blade to cut the para cord.
theslingshotkid (author)  mattyuke1 year ago
that's a good idea
bone20011 year ago
Wow awesome idea!
xboxkid241 year ago
This is awesome. Great idea.
fidgety21 year ago
every once in a while a person gets a great idea like this one. Great job keep it up
theslingshotkid (author)  fidgety21 year ago
thanks!
Boppylop1 year ago
I LOVE this idea! but what about the extra piece of bolt just sticking out of the back? wouldn't that be uncomfortable to have in your pocket?
theslingshotkid (author)  Boppylop1 year ago
I got a perfectly sized bolt that only sticks out of the nut about a milimeter. I'm not sure of the exact size
Great idea !
xenocrates1 year ago
I don't understand why it has to be a long and boring process when you obviously have an electric drill there.
Petergottm1 year ago
That's really cool!