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lanyard

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by Mr.HD, Oct 22, 2016.

  1. Mr.HD

    Mr.HD

    90
    Sep 29, 2016
    Who makes there own lanyard? What are things to look for in buying paracord? thanks
     
  2. BitingSarcasm

    BitingSarcasm

    969
    Feb 25, 2014
    I make lanyards and fobs out of paracord to keep my hands busy. The big question is the color...aesthetics you know. Next is nylon or polyester construction, as they work a bit differently. It's mostly personal preference, try a bit of both and see what you like. Last is the number of strands, with 5 being average. I like 7 strand cord for a fuller feel and greater tensile strength, but five will do fine for most things. I just think the 7 covers a 1" bearing a bit easier and is slightly firmer for knots. Again, it's all personal preference, try a grab bag of different compositions and see what works for you.
     
  3. wvriverats

    wvriverats

    306
    Nov 21, 2008
    I like a lanyard on a clipped knife. It helps to locate and draw. There are tons of youtube videos showing how to weave knife lanyards. I usually pull the inner core out of mine, it just makes it more pliable. As far as paracord there are tons of sites also, too many options to choose from. Paracord is cheap. For knife lanyards almost any will do. Beads are great. That is where you will spend the most money,if they interest you.
     
  4. Kai Winters

    Kai Winters

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    Mar 16, 2012
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2016
  5. Smokinape

    Smokinape

    Jan 21, 2011

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