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Compass cord?

#1 Postby John » Sun Apr 15, 2012 7:31 pm

Hi,

I want to replace the length of cord on my compass with something longer. I gather the cord is generally 'mini paracord' or 'nylon tether cord'. However I can't seem to find anywhere to buy it from. Does anyone know where I might get some?



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#2 Postby kk » Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:40 pm

just keep the cord you have and attach that to a Lanyard.

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#3 Postby foxy » Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:42 pm

You could try ebay

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#4 Postby John » Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:48 pm

kk wrote:just keep the cord you have and attach that to a Lanyard.

I was trying to avoid having knots anywhere.

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#5 Postby John » Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:49 pm

foxy wrote:You could try ebay

Tried it - no luck.

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#6 Postby The Wandering Artist » Sun Apr 15, 2012 9:01 pm

Try the DIY stores - they sell various' cords' by length, diameter - i.e. the type used for light pulls in bathrooms etc.

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#8 Postby The Wandering Artist » Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:23 pm

Hey - has no one ever heard of string - can be bought almost all hardware, DIY, corner shops, £1 shops etc, etc. etc.
You could also buy a washing line and cut it to the required length, etc etc etc.

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#9 Postby foxy » Wed Apr 18, 2012 4:31 pm

Why bother with a compass at all? I make do with a magnetised needle and a length of cotton...... 8)

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#10 Postby Nik - KOTM » Sun May 05, 2013 10:00 am

The bigger DIY stores seldom have the cord you need (unless you look for light switch cord)
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#11 Postby The Sly Fox » Tue May 07, 2013 9:50 am

foxy wrote:Why bother with a compass at all? I make do with a magnetised needle and a length of cotton...... 8)


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