Silent zipper pulls – cord wrapping

Silent zipper pulls – cord wrapping

I’ve seen many examples of wrapping the cord around zipper pulls to make them silent – but it will be really silent, if wrapped from both sides of puller.

The only restraint – cord must be thin enough to come through the hole three times. So 550 cord is inappropriate.

 

silent zipper pull cord wrap

silent zipper pull cord wrap

 

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Poor man’s substitute for quick attach tri-glide buckles and for G-hooks

Poor man’s substitute for quick attach tri-glide buckles and for G-hooks

Driven by the idea to save money and simplify logistics, I made a pair of concepts of dirt-cheap analogues of quick-attach ladderlock buckles.

The task is – to connect two webbing loops (for example, attach/detach compression straps on the backpack)

The solution – cord loops, locked with

1) carabiner

Poor man's substitute for quick attach tri-glide buckles and for G-hooks

2) the strap itself

dirt-cheap analogues of quick-attach ladderlock buckles