This guide will show you how to make super simple gear ties. These are cheap and effective ways to attach gear to packs when molle and alice aren't available. It's pretty much a heavy duty bag tie.
-1/8" heat shrink tubing
Step 1: Assembly
Slide the heat shrink over a fairly straight piece of wire. Gingerly heat the tubing until it's hugging the metal. Cut the wire to length. Done.