Rifle Sling/ Belt Video

Discussion in 'How To' started by gearsntools, Dec 3, 2013.

  1. gearsntools

    gearsntools New Member

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    Hey there I recently made a rifle sling thought I would share, let me know if you have any ideas to improve it. someone thought it would be cool to put a shotgun shell holder on it, I might have to do that in the near future.

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szkD838okTU&feature=c4-overview&list=UUIxNYWrCdqgcAVnoYun-aVA[/ame]
     
  2. paracordist

    paracordist New Member

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    Looks good , when I made my rifle sling I'm made a place for my ammo,I'll try to post a pic of it soon.
     

  3. gearsntools

    gearsntools New Member

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    That would be cool, I'm interested to see a good way to do it. I'm really pleased with the way it turned out so far.
     
  4. MrParacord

    MrParacord Moderator

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    Nice. I never attempted a rifle sling or belt before.
     
  5. cv66seabear

    cv66seabear New Member

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    Know of a way to add wider portion as a kind of pad, and I'd like to see that rifle ammo holder. Nice work!
     
  6. MrParacord

    MrParacord Moderator

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    That's easy. If your using the cobra weave/king cobra (Solomon Bar weave) once you finish the belt, sling just go to the spot where you want more padding or to be wider and cut an appropriate length of cord and start another cobra weave over that spot. Now to finish with those ends I would tuck the ends so that way it looks like one big piece that is woven into the whole belt, sling.
     
  7. gearsntools

    gearsntools New Member

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    An Updated Paracord Sling - Zombie Colors

    I made a new sling with different colors, I like the way this one turned out better so I thought I would share.

    Enjoy!
    -GearsNTools



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_ekwbvQmIs
     
  8. MrV2u

    MrV2u New Member

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    Very good work and video.
     
  9. JTB_Cord

    JTB_Cord New Member

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    I love making slings!!! Here's part of my inventory for the gun show in August!!! ImageUploadedByParacord Forum1403564849.829232.jpg


    Keep Twisting!
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  10. cv66seabear

    cv66seabear New Member

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    Have you guys used these for any distance/time with a weapon slung over your shoulder/cross carried? They look really comfortable, just wondering how they feel over a period of time. Also curious about wrapping your arm as you would with a regular sling for improved stability - how does your weapon shoot, or are these more for carry?

    @gearsntools - nice vid - I really like the contrasting colors, and it sure gives you a lot of paracord should you need it!
     
  11. cv66seabear

    cv66seabear New Member

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    Thanks! I'm such a noob - haven't made one piece yet, but I might try a sling for my 10/22 takedown. No guts no glory!
     
  12. MrParacord

    MrParacord Moderator

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    Nice work. How many slings are you taking with you?

    How many days are you selling at the gun show?
     
  13. JTB_Cord

    JTB_Cord New Member

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    Thanks Mr. P. I have about 30 made up now. And enough swivels for 15 more. So I will take all I get made for sure. I have about 25 duck call lanyards, 25 bow carry slings, and a few dog leashes also. First show so who knows!!! It last two days, Saturday and Sunday.


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  14. MrParacord

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    Good luck and make sure to give us all the details on your experience once the gun show is over. (I know the show isn't this weekend)
     
  15. paracord_junkie

    paracord_junkie New Member

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    Hey quick question I can start selling slings at the local gun shop but I was wondering if it would be possible to make them adjustable for another selling point.
     
  16. JTB_Cord

    JTB_Cord New Member

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    I have seen some slings with adjustable nylon straps. I too have pondered adjustable but am sticking with "custom" lengths. I hope to get orders at the show as well as sell all the ones I have on hand. I have them from 32" up 40".


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  17. paracord_junkie

    paracord_junkie New Member

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    Okay I will keep thinking and will post if I come up with something. I don't like the look of the nylon strap ones
     
  18. MrParacord

    MrParacord Moderator

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    It's very possible to get your products on the shelves but it's going to take a lot of talking to the RIGHT person. By the right person I mean the one that is in charge of buying for that shop.

    Now if your in good with the owner then it will be even easier.

    They will probably want to sell your products on consignment. Plus you will have to keep that shop stocked when your products start to run out.
     
  19. paracord_junkie

    paracord_junkie New Member

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    I have to just start one for my uncle and I will have two possible buyers for the sling have talked to both people at both shops that do the buying and the actual gun shop said they are interested and te air soft shop said possibly they already sell decent ones cheap and the air soft shop is going to be buying my bracelets just need to think of how much I can sell them for I have never sold anything I have made so im at a loss I might start a thread with pics of my bracelets to get a starting point but other than that my foot is in the door the guy at the gun shop wants me to come in and wrap some of his guns for him
     
  20. paracord_junkie

    paracord_junkie New Member

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    That and I make whips so my hands can take it