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Paracor

Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by Charger, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. Charger

    Charger Oregun City Area Member

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    It is time I start getting some supply's on hand just in case.

    I am looking to get bulk order of 6 1000' rolls for myself and some friends.

    Where is the best best place to get it and is the quality all about the same.

    Looking in the internet it is about 40.00$ a roll.

    Thanks Charger
     
  2. Hardwood floor guy

    Hardwood floor guy Beaverton Active Member

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    what would you do with that much?i mean like 1000'?
    i know you said your friends need some too but thats a lot.
    i have like 50'for rifle ghillie
     
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    x1hunter89 gresham oregon Active Member

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    para cord is great for almost anything its like duct tape lol try alibaba if you want chinese made stuff ie cheap if you get the chinese stuff i dont recommend testing the 550lb cuz i doubt it will hold lol
     
  4. theflyguy

    theflyguy Beaverton, Oregon Member

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    Don't buy it at the Sportman's Guide via the internet. I purchased 300' of the stuff on a prepackage roll....wrapped and everything. When I went to unroll it turns out it wasn't a continuous roll of cord. The first cut/knot was at 75', then another around the 100' mark.

    I wrote the Sportman's Guide customer service to complain....never heard back from them.

    Buy somewhere else... MHO
     
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    SOG165 Cent. Or. Member

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    JORHAMMER Sherwood Member

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    x1hunter89 gresham oregon Active Member

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    darkminstrel PDX Well-Known Member

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    Barre Army/Navy.

    Vermont's Barre Army Navy Store

    I've bought a couple 1k spools myself. The shipping is hell but they have some of the best prices on the cord.
     
  9. Charger

    Charger Oregun City Area Member

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    thanks for the info I will check them out this weekend.
    Charger
     
  10. Charger

    Charger Oregun City Area Member

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    My son is in the Cub scout between camping and projects I sure it will go quick.
    Charger
     
  11. unionguy

    unionguy Portland Active Member

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    Paracord IS the Duct Tape of Cordage!
     
  12. simpleguy

    simpleguy Clackamas Active Member

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    I'm in the process of making vehicle safety kits and bug out bags and 2 earthquake kits for our residence.........at 100' per car x3 and 100' per BOB x4 and 100' per EQ kit x2, that only leaves 100' to fart around with........
     
  13. A.I.P.

    A.I.P. UpperUS Active Member

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    I use baling twine
     
  14. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Hell man... you can use it for shoe/boot laces, tie-down straps, rifle slings, belts, leashes for livestock/pets, tactical macrame' bracelets, puppetry, funky wigs, woven bikinis, thong underwear.... the uses are ENDLESS!!

    :partyman:
     
  15. Charger

    Charger Oregun City Area Member

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    I agree in Portland I could see someone with funky wigs or woven bikinis.
    But the thong underwear you would have to be a real redneck for that.