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About this design:

I decided to learn how to knot paracord. This is a snake knot. The toggle is a drilled ferrocerium Rod for fire starting. The striker can be worn on a belt loop. The paracord is strong enough to hold 550 lbs. The inside of the paracord has 7 triple strands,1 Dyneema fishing line,1 waxed linen and 1 cotton sewing thread. The Waxed Linen Tinder is red. It is waterproof. Just pull it out, separate the threads and use the rod and striker to start a fire.

Components:

Drilled Ferrocerium Rod for toggle, Paracord for bracelet and belt loop, Striker for the Ferro Rod

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  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Interesting! Super lightweight items for campers and hikers.

  2. Melody F
    Melody F says:

    The knotting could be used for other types of bracelets too, and even for belts. My but you are so versatile!

  3. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    A new direction for Beady! People are looking for things like this right now. You could easily sell them.

  4. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    This is a great idea for hunters in the family. My son hunts. I’ll have to try this. Great idea Beady!

  5. KelleyH
    KelleyH says:

    This is really interesting and would definitely appeal to people in my family!! Thank you for sharing!!

  6. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thanks all. Give it a try!

  7. Phoenix
    Phoenix says:

    Very interesting- I put it in my faves for a possible future project to try!

  8. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Very practical Beady. Where in the world did you come up with this idea? I’m going to favorite it too.

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