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Old 03-06-2014, 06:41 AM   #11
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I had a bud's kid do the shoulder area in paracord, then ran reg webbing for the rest.
Not as heavy that way.


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Made these this week.


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how much time making each ?
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I would be impressed if you would make a single point sling instead of traditional two point


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I have only made one 550 cord sling, and that one was for my Charter Arms AR 7 Explorer. As to making one for my other rifles, I think I'll pass. 80 to 100 feet of cord when you need it in a SHTF situation would be a good thing, but IMHO not if you have to sacrifice the sling you use to keep your hands free while carrying your rifle. Kind of feels like false economy to me.

Some nice looking slings JJ.

A link to the AR 7 sling thread: http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f35/sling-ar-7-a-100969/
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how much time making each ?
between 3 and 5 hours. depends on my concentration lol

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i did. and plan on another soon.

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I have only made one 550 cord sling, and that one was for my Charter Arms AR 7 Explorer. As to making one for my other rifles, I think I'll pass. 80 to 100 feet of cord when you need it in a SHTF situation would be a good thing, but IMHO not if you have to sacrifice the sling you use to keep your hands free while carrying your rifle. Kind of feels like false economy to me.

Some nice looking slings JJ.

A link to the AR 7 sling thread: http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f35/sling-ar-7-a-100969/
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JJ -- been thinking of making one for the wife's shotty , 2 Q's though

How long are the slings??

How much 550 did you use??


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How long are the slings??

How much 550 did you use??


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Took a sling, adjusted it to the length I wanted for said firearm then measured the sling. If it was 36 inches. I used about 38 to 40ft if its 1 co!or. If doing different colors just cut it in half. So 20ft of each color. For a total of about 80ft of cord.

For me 35 to 38 inches is a good length, but it can vary slightly from gun to gun, and person to person
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JJ--- OK thanks . I make smaller things with 550 but nothing as large as a sling, now I have another project to do better this next build is complete. BTW, how due you like your 6.8 ???
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JJ--- OK thanks . I make smaller things with 550 but nothing as large as a sling, now I have another project to do better this next build is complete. BTW, how due you like your 6.8 ???
Be warned it sucks when you first start with all that cord.. Lol... Loving it.. Gonna build another.. My upper arrives Thursday.


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