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    Looking for cord lock alternatives

    Hey guys, I bought some micro-cord locks a few years ago from another website, -------they worked great for closing stuff sacks, backpacks etc. The problem is im completely out and I need a bunch of them for a project. Is there a way to make a homemade version that does the same thing? Any alternatives? Any other suggestions? Thanks!

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    Don't know of a way to do a home made one but I have lots of them laying around for the stuff I am doing. PM me and I can get what ever you need.

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    Until I finally sat down and ordered a bunch of cord locks (from OWF), I was tying a bit of cord around the drawstrings to act as a cord lock. It works great, just doesn't look as nice. I wish I knew the type of knot I use to help you out.. I'll look around for it, or at least a picture of it.
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    I've used the "tiny" cordlocks from ThruHiker. They are indeed tiny!
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    THANK YOU cannibal! I was looking for ultra tiny cord locks like that, and we might be placing a thru-hiker order soon. I hadn't even thought to check for cordlocks there.

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    If you can find a retail outlet that stocks/sells the ITW Nexus micro-cord locks, they are indeed micro. 2 mm guy line cord is a tight fit.

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