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Glad to see people still use it :)You could probably get away with not using the chain.The end product will be slightly harder to crack without, but people have reported it to work.I'd still recommend trying to use it or to find an alternative (read through the comments for other stuff people have used: chain, BBs in gutted cord, fishing weights, weighted curtain sausage cords...)It will be worth taking that extra step given the time you'll be putting in the project.Don't forget to come back to share your results! :)
DEEP FRIED SAVORY BAT WINGS
Nice tutorial.Not that I had anything to weatherproof, but that denim bag idea inspired me to make a quick sailor ditty bag style one.
Waterproof Your Survival Stuff!
Make an Aluminum | Brass PEN
I really like the idea of the clip addition to a paracord needle.I'll add one to mine ASAP.Thanks for the idea :)
Paracord Stylus for Ripcord Bracelets
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Thanks for this easy and useful tool idea!Mine wasn't as fancy as some people's here, but it sure got the job done.It works a bit slower in brass, but I got etches deep enough in steel to add solder inlays.
Easy lathe projects : Brass...View Instructable »
Love your color scheme :) Thanks for sharing!
"2x 5m -> 4x 2,5 (16.4ft)"Reads as : two 5m pieces, folded in half, that will give four 2.5m strands to work with.Don't forget to share your results when you're done !
Glad you liked it :)I learnt so many little tricks on this site throughout the years, it's only fair I give some back.I have a couple more in an upcoming machining instructable.It should be ready near the beginning of next week.
Haha, yeah, a common side effect.That would have left enough time for your finger burns to cure after sealing the cord ends ^^.
Broken Gear Repair
Using a sliding paracord sleeve over the main cord to for better contrast is pure genius :o
That's an unusual question :pThere is nothing technically difficult in that project, once you get it in your hands, you quickly understand how it all comes together.The main difficulty is keeping it neat and tight to produce the perfect aesthetic result,which would be easier with a bit of paracord experience.If you're in for both a challenge and a relaxing activity, have you considered learning to tie increasingly harder turk head knots?Turks heads, gaucho knots, pineapple knots...They usually build upon one another so you can precisely decide if you want to relax practicing something you know, or go ahead and try more challenging variants.
I still have the original whip from this instructable, and did not have any problems related to using duct tape so far.Wear from rubbing on the ground while being manipulated was the only major source of deterioration.Using the inner strands was supposed to replace sinew and might be enough for you if you're realy afraid about using tape.
FINALLY!I've been waiting for years now to see somebody actually putting one of those together.We only had 3d rendered or old B&W pics of them so far.I was really curious to see if they really were a feasible thing and stood up to the various claims people made about them.Thanks and congrats on the build!
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