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Hi,

 

After seeing this pic, Id like to put some little lanyards on my SRM knives, and my EL01.

 

 

Basically I know about paracord 550, but I like the thinner type of nylon cord in the picture too...what would it be called on the Ebay search?

 

Maybe I will order some 550 in neon green that might look nice on my stainless srm710. I found some 25ft lengths for $5 shipped...thats a good price if you just want to try different colors right?

 

If you guys have any cool lanyards or have tips about them please post1

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Just look for braided nylon cord.  You can also pull the center out of 550 paracord to make it substantially thinner, but it won't be nearly as strong.

 

I personally use nylon guywire meant for stringing up tarps.  You can generally get something like 50 feet for 5 dollars at outdoors stores.

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for paracord, good price, try edcdepot.

dx also listed 5 diff "paracords" recently, says 140Kg iirc, might be narrower than 550 paracord. just listed so no reviews yet.

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Now this is something I know a little about . I get my paracord at supplycaptain.com . If you want to look at some great how-to videos check out TyingItAllTogether's Channel on Youtube . And the internet guru of paracord is a fellow named Stormdrane . His blog is amazing .

Warning : Paracord tying can be very addictive .

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Did you make all of those Jack?   

If so.........Wow! 

 

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I have made hundreds of fobs and lanyards , along with other cording projects . Here are some 3/4" ball bearing monkeyfists .

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I must try to do that!

 

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I really like those ball-bearing monkey fists with the two cords coming out so you can braid a fob out of it. The ones I've made were made for weapon purpose and have just one long cord coming out of the fist. I must have a go at your method. Would make a great fob for my lights and knives. 8)

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Look for 4mm paracord. It is the thinner version (550 the thicker) and is used for finer lanyards for smaller items. Wink

UPDATE:

http://sporting-goods.shop.ebay.com/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p3872.m570.l1313&_nkw=4mm+paracord&_sacat=382

http://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1CHMR_enUS332US332&aq=f&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=4mm+paracord#q=4mm+paracord&hl=en&safe=off&rlz=1C1CHMR_enUS332US332&prmd=ivnsfd&source=lnms&tbm=shop&ei=tZ4ATqTiD_Ow0AGJmcm4Dg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=5&ved=0CEwQ_AUoBA&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.&fp=ccaabc5355568294&biw=1300&bih=998

esrevenge wrote:

Hi,

 

After seeing this pic, Id like to put some little lanyards on my SRM knives, and my EL01.

 

 

Basically I know about paracord 500, but I like the thinner type of nylon cord in the picture too...what would it be called on the Ebay search?

 

Maybe I will order some 550 in neon green that might look nice on my stainless srm710. I found some 25ft lengths for $5 shipped...thats a good price if you just want to try different colors right?

 

If you guys have any cool lanyards or have tips about them please post1

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I too recomend supply captain. Probably not the cheapest place for a European to buy, but the huge stock of colours, the fast shipping and the awesome customer support, makes me go to them for 550 paracord.

Has anyone tried the reflective one?

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I just purchased some 3mm paracord for lanyards and such

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=110699412343&ssPageNa...

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Hi to all, thanks for the links and recommendation for the different sizes.  I think I will order some of the thinner cord tonight.  Locally isnt the best for me, its easier to order online. Thanks JMac, 3mm/4mm looks nice.

 

Jack - very nice work! I will check out those tutorials, it seems lanyards are kind of addictive.  I was checking on Ebay I found a cheap seller of some intersting looking 550 cord for cheap.  The 550 can fit on my EL01 and 710, but its too think for the 707, etc.

 

Anyway, this cord looks interesting in color...there is rainbow, glow in the dark, pattern, everything, LOL.  A lot more than just OD...

http://cgi.ebay.ca/550-Paracord-GID-Glow-Dark-GITD-Type-III-5Star-/16059...

http://cgi.ebay.ca/550-REFLECTIVE-Paracord-P-TRRS-Type-III-USA-Made-5Sta...

 

Im going to try to get a little bead too.  Im not really into skull beads, but Ebay has all types for cheap.

 

Sorry for the large photo, but I like this type of simple lanyard, the guy (not me) has some great pics, great knives.

http://www.bwl1usa.com/myshop/stridermore/sa_stridermore.html

 

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Thanks to Vertex for the heads up on this site too...I didnt know paracord was so cheap...

 

http://www.lighthound.com/Lanyard-Supplies_c_209-3-0.html

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I moved the other lanyard thread to the gear subforum...

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juhha wrote:
I too recomend supply captain. Probably not the cheapest place for a European to buy, but the huge stock of colours, the fast shipping and the awesome customer support, makes me go to them for 550 paracord.

How high is ther shipping costs (I do not found any information about it).

Do they write the real value on a package or like the chinashops only $5?

Light up the darkness.

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esrevenge wrote:

Sorry for the large photo, but I like this type of simple lanyard, the guy (not me) has some great pics, great knives.

http://www.bwl1usa.com/myshop/stridermore/sa_stridermore.html

 

Don't apologise for the pictures!

Make them bigger!

But others may disagree.

 

Keep the resolution around 1600x1200 and set the width to 100% and they shouldn't upset anyone.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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Don wrote:

Don't apologise for the pictures!

Make them bigger!

But others may disagree.

 

Hahaha, thanks for the encouragement...not my pics, but I rehosted from the original site.  Its nice to see different colors of lanyard on actual knives, not just stock photos of paracord.  From the little capsules I need to get some neon orange and neon green.  The desert tan color is nice too...

 

 

 

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Most of my lanyard hardware comes from Lighthound .

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http://www.bwl1usa.com/myshop/stridermore/sa_stridermore.html

The knives are nice but where can I get a girl like that!!! 

 

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fishinfool wrote:

http://www.bwl1usa.com/myshop/stridermore/sa_stridermore.html

The knives are nice but where can I get a girl like that!!! 

Brings a slightly different meaning to the term knife pr0n...

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Buwuve wrote:

juhha wrote:
I too recomend supply captain. Probably not the cheapest place for a European to buy, but the huge stock of colours, the fast shipping and the awesome customer support, makes me go to them for 550 paracord.

How high is ther shipping costs (I do not found any information about it).

Do they write the real value on a package or like the chinashops only $5?

The shipping cost depends on the weight of the package.

Don't know how it is wright now, but last time I ordered(a year ago), it was "Shipping (Intl. 1st class 4 POUND LIMIT ONLY): $16.20" for eight  100ft packs.

Can't remember if they wrote the real price or not. Have to check the box. Unfortunately it is not near me right now...

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I should have not read this thread... I have a feeling it will prove disaterous for my sleeping time (thank god paracord is not very expensive). I just happened to have 60 meters of 550 paracord laying around and last night I was up untill 1 AM tying monkey fists for keychains and some easy sinnets. I've had sime minor interest on this kind of knot tying in the past, but I never understood the instruction pics on paper, so I gave up years ago. But with all the videos around the web, I think I will start learning again.

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Okay, dont mark me as spam, but I found and bought some mico-paracord on the Ebay.

 

Regular paracord is 3mm, the micro is supposed to be 2mm, so I hope it fits nicely in my 710.

 

http://cgi.ebay.ca/Paracord-Type-Micro-Cord-Solid-Colors-2mm-5Star-USA-/...

 

I bought it because basically it was one of the cheapest places I could find to ship to Canada...and they had lots of colors.

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Thanks for posting esrevenge, that stuff looks interesting.  I've been using the County Comm tether line, but that stuff looks softer.

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esrevenge wrote:
The 550 can fit on my EL01 and 710, but its too thick for the 707, etc.

I found that 550 is doable for 707. You just have to remove couple of centimeters of the inner cord from the end of the line and it will go through the hole nicely. Did that to my 707. But later removed it as I realized I don't want my pocket knife to have any unnecessary bulk. I did put that lanyard to a flashlight though, where it fits better in my opinion.

Also I have put toghter some two-color monkey fist keychains and a two color sinnet bracelet I wear every day now. Jack is so right. This thing is addictive.

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Ok, I play. But be gentle, these are my firsts. And those were the only colors I had. I actually like the combination. Nice militarish-but-not-overly-tactical-look.

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HID45 wrote:

Ok, I play. But be gentle, these are my firsts. And those were the only colors I had. I actually like the combination. Nice militarish-but-not-overly-tactical-look.

Nothing wrong with those, in color nor in craftsmanship! Those are a man's colors (all my paracord is olive drab). Nice work!
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Here is a square braid lanyard I made the other day for my micromag

square braid lanyard

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Now some of you will have a new addiction .

( And it's cheaper than lights or knives .)

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