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Re: [at-l] Parachute Cord

Diana ^(raven)^ wrote:
> rdubois@VNET.IBM.COM wrote:
> >
> > What is parachute cord and where do you buy it?  It sounds
> > like that's what a lot of people are carrying with them and
> > I just have no idea where I would purchase it.
> It's a light nylon webbing that is like an oversized, green, round
> shoelace. You can buy it by the yard at most army/navy surplus stores.

Rei, and other climbing magizines, sell this is all different colors and
sizes (millimeter widths from 2~10).  The thicker the cord the stronger
it is.  4mm should do in most cases. (unless you need to lower yourself
down a mtn.!)  Also, You can order it by the foot.

I don't like the GI version.  It's too thick and tends to absorb water.



Tom Fort 
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