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post #21 of 26
is ftw's para 550 or 450? im looking to buy a ton.
    
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I think it is 550 not to sure
    
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post #23 of 26
Hi guys can one use 4mm paracord for sleeving?
post #24 of 26
You can use any size that has an inner diameter larger than the diameter of the wires being sleeved, but very thin sleeving will not be able to fit over pins, necessitating the removal of the pins and then crimping new ones on. If you have the time to do this, it usually ends up looking by far the best (outside of literally making your own wires), and it's much easier to do heatshrink-less sleeving with the pins removed and recrimped.
   
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post #25 of 26
I do not know if anyone has linked these folks yet, but I have used them for making bracelets for fellow wounded warriors and family members, and I wish I'd known about them while I was in the military! rolleyes.gif

http://www.paracordplanet.com/Paracord_c_1.html?gclid=CIDPzd7Ss7UCFUid4AodvRYAmw

Lots of choices, and that's the primary reason I wanted to post up here.

(No connection, just knew that people loved colors and patterns for sleeving jobs! biggrin.gif)

Thanks! thumb.gif

EDIT:

There's a link to their whole color chart in the top right, and that is a bloody mind bender, just scrolling through it. I only ever ordered about 12 to 15 different colors, almost all standard or "team" colors, or "camo" stuff, but some of those combos are downright painful to look at!

Hope this helps someone! And not by giving them a migraine. tongue.gif
Edited by Thrasher1016 - 2/13/13 at 8:06am
post #26 of 26
Honestly, I've bought a ton of paracord in the past few years, survival and computers are two of my passions and I always want to treat my computer with the best! Of all the brands I've found, TOUGH-GRID has by far the best cord, even just the outer sleeve is much higher-quality, you can see it as soon as it's in your hand. Someone mentioned sleeving SATA cables and how they found paracord up to 650lb and it wasn't big enough to sleeve their cable but they could try the 750lb mil-spec cord at www.toughgrid.com for their SATA cables and see if that works out! thumb.gif
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