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I've had this cheap document bag (from some conference) for a few years. The zipper pull had a loop that broke off last week. I decided to try somethi...
The zipper pull is made of nylon cord with a sleeve of plastic tubing. I used 3mm accessory cord and plastic tubing used for oxygen masks. Any clear (...
Cut the accessory cord to a length of 17.5cm (or 7 inches). Cut the tubing to a length of 12.5cm (or 5 inches). The difference of 5cm (2 inches) is ab...
Melt one end of the accessory cord as well as one end of the thin cord and join together. This may take some practice. Be CAREFULL as melted nylon can...
Push the thin cord through the tubing. The thin cord should be thin enough to be pushed through easily and long enough to have a decent grip before th...
Cut the end of the accessory cord where the thin cord has been joined to it. Again, there is no need to heat-seal the end of the accessory cord.
Melt and join the ends of the accessory cord together. Try to make the joint as thin as the rest of the cord. Again, be CAREFULL as melted nylon can b...
This step is not necessary, but will give the zipper pull a neater appearance and may even be slightly stronger.Work the joint into the tubing. This m...
Push a loop of the accessory cord through the eye of the zipper. Open loop and push the tubing through this loop. Tighten. Et voila!
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Posted:Mar 31, 2009
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