100 uses for Paracord

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Mesquite

Anyone for sailing?
Mar 5, 2008
23,658
809
59
~Hemel Hempstead~
1: Tie tarp to trees
2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
5: fishing line (from inner strands)
6: Boot laces
7: Floss with the inner strands
8: Dog lead
9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
10:Wrap knife handle
11: Bow drill
12:Washing line
13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
15: belt for your trousers
16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
19:Make into a net hammock
20: Improvise a sling
21:Hobble your horse
22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
23:Watch strap
24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
32: Using the outer casing as a strap for your glasses :rolleyes:
 

DaveBromley

Full Member
May 17, 2010
2,502
0
36
Manchester, England
1: Tie tarp to trees
2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
5: fishing line (from inner strands)
6: Boot laces
7: Floss with the inner strands
8: Dog lead
9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
10:Wrap knife handle
11: Bow drill
12:Washing line
13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
15: belt for your trousers
16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
19:Make into a net hammock
20: Improvise a sling
21:Hobble your horse
22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
23:Watch strap
24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
32: Using the outer casing as a strap for your glasses
33: Lashing together an emergency shelter
 

lab72

Native
Apr 6, 2010
1,042
0
west oxfordshire
1: Tie tarp to trees
2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
5: fishing line (from inner strands)
6: Boot laces
7: Floss with the inner strands
8: Dog lead
9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
10:Wrap knife handle
11: Bow drill
12:Washing line
13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
15: belt for your trousers
16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
19:Make into a net hammock
20: Improvise a sling
21:Hobble your horse
22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
23:Watch strap
24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
32: Using the outer casing as a strap for your glasses
33: Lashing together an emergency shelter
34:emergency trouser fly farsener
 

bojit

Native
Aug 7, 2010
1,173
0
52
Edinburgh
1: Tie tarp to trees
2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
5: fishing line (from inner strands)
6: Boot laces
7: Floss with the inner strands
8: Dog lead
9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
10:Wrap knife handle
11: Bow drill
12:Washing line
13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
15: belt for your trousers
16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
19:Make into a net hammock
20: Improvise a sling
21:Hobble your horse
22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
23:Watch strap
24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
32: Using the outer casing as a strap for your glasses
33: Lashing together an emergency shelter
34:emergency trouser fly farsener
35:used with a stuff sack for bear bagging food up a tree.
 

Toddy

Mod
Mod
Jan 21, 2005
35,505
1,629
S. Lanarkshire
1: Tie tarp to trees
2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
5: fishing line (from inner strands)
6: Boot laces
7: Floss with the inner strands
8: Dog lead
9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
10:Wrap knife handle
11: Bow drill
12:Washing line
13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
15: belt for your trousers
16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
19:Make into a net hammock
20: Improvise a sling
21:Hobble your horse
22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
23:Watch strap
24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
32: Using the outer casing as a strap for your glasses
33: Lashing together an emergency shelter
34:emergency trouser fly farsener
35:used with a stuff sack for bear bagging food up a tree.
35: Attaches a springy sapling, and wraps around the working timber, to a treadle to drive a pole lathe.
 

hatethatgiraffe

Forager
Jan 9, 2010
126
0
Glasgow
1: Tie tarp to trees
2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
5: fishing line (from inner strands)
6: Boot laces
7: Floss with the inner strands
8: Dog lead
9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
10:Wrap knife handle
11: Bow drill
12:Washing line
13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
15: belt for your trousers
16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
19:Make into a net hammock
20: Improvise a sling
21:Hobble your horse
22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
23:Watch strap
24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
32: Using the outer casing as a strap for your glasses
33: Lashing together an emergency shelter
34:emergency trouser fly farsener
35:used with a stuff sack for bear bagging food up a tree.
35: Attaches a springy sapling, and wraps around the working timber, to a treadle to drive a pole lathe.
36: To use for zip pulls :)
 

Scout

New Member
Aug 30, 2005
330
0
28
Dumfries & Galloway
1: Tie tarp to trees
2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
5: fishing line (from inner strands)
6: Boot laces
7: Floss with the inner strands
8: Dog lead
9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
10:Wrap knife handle
11: Bow drill
12:Washing line
13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
15: belt for your trousers
16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
19:Make into a net hammock
20: Improvise a sling
21:Hobble your horse
22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
23:Watch strap
24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
32: Using the outer casing as a strap for your glasses
33: Lashing together an emergency shelter
34:emergency trouser fly farsener
35:used with a stuff sack for bear bagging food up a tree.
35: Attaches a springy sapling, and wraps around the working timber, to a treadle to drive a pole lathe.
36: To use for zip pulls
37: To hold your hat on your head
 

Frogo

Forager
Jul 29, 2004
239
0
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Raft Building

Attach knife to a pole for a spear

Holding a leg or arm splint in place

Rifle sling

Bird snares

Repairs to rucksack
 

unorthadox

Forager
Jan 14, 2011
237
0
Newcastle
1: Tie tarp to trees
2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
5: fishing line (from inner strands)
6: Boot laces
7: Floss with the inner strands
8: Dog lead
9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
10:Wrap knife handle
11: Bow drill
12:Washing line
13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
15: belt for your trousers
16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
19:Make into a net hammock
20: Improvise a sling
21:Hobble your horse
22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
23:Watch strap
24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
32: Using the outer casing as a strap for your glasses
33: Lashing together an emergency shelter
34:emergency trouser fly farsener
35:used with a stuff sack for bear bagging food up a tree.
35: Attaches a springy sapling, and wraps around the working timber, to a treadle to drive a pole lathe.
36: To use for zip pulls
37: To hold your hat on your head
38: Improvise a ladder
39: Improvise a harness
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jackcbr

Native
Sep 25, 2008
1,561
0
46
Gatwick, UK
www.pickleimages.co.uk
1: Tie tarp to trees
2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
5: fishing line (from inner strands)
6: Boot laces
7: Floss with the inner strands
8: Dog lead
9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
10:Wrap knife handle
11: Bow drill
12:Washing line
13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
15: belt for your trousers
16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
19:Make into a net hammock
20: Improvise a sling
21:Hobble your horse
22: Towing a Land Rover
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unorthadox

Forager
Jan 14, 2011
237
0
Newcastle
1: Tie tarp to trees
2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
5: fishing line (from inner strands)
6: Boot laces
7: Floss with the inner strands
8: Dog lead
9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
10:Wrap knife handle
11: Bow drill
12:Washing line
13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
15: belt for your trousers
16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
19:Make into a net hammock
20: Improvise a sling
21:Hobble your horse
22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
23:Watch strap
24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
32: Using the outer casing as a strap for your glasses
33: Lashing together an emergency shelter
34:emergency trouser fly farsener
35:used with a stuff sack for bear bagging food up a tree.
35: Attaches a springy sapling, and wraps around the working timber, to a treadle to drive a pole lathe.
36: To use for zip pulls
37: To hold your hat on your head
38: Improvise a ladder
39: Improvise a harness
40: Hang your bag off the wet floor
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Shambling Shaman

Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)
May 1, 2006
3,859
4
51
In The Wild
www.mindsetcentral.com
1: Tie tarp to trees
2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
5: fishing line (from inner strands)
6: Boot laces
7: Floss with the inner strands
8: Dog lead
9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
10:Wrap knife handle
11: Bow drill
12:Washing line
13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
15: belt for your trousers
16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
19:Make into a net hammock
20: Improvise a sling
21:Hobble your horse
22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
23:Watch strap
24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
 

Shambling Shaman

Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)
May 1, 2006
3,859
4
51
In The Wild
www.mindsetcentral.com
1: Tie tarp to trees
2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
5: fishing line (from inner strands)
6: Boot laces
7: Floss with the inner strands
8: Dog lead
9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
10:Wrap knife handle
11: Bow drill
12:Washing line
13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
15: belt for your trousers
16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
19:Make into a net hammock
20: Improvise a sling
21:Hobble your horse
22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
23:Watch strap
24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
 

nickliv

Settler
Oct 2, 2009
755
0
Aberdeenshire
1: Tie tarp to trees
2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
5: fishing line (from inner strands)
6: Boot laces
7: Floss with the inner strands
8: Dog lead
9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
10:Wrap knife handle
11: Bow drill
12:Washing line
13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
15: belt for your trousers
16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
19:Make into a net hammock
20: Improvise a sling
21:Hobble your horse
22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
23:Watch strap
24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
34 Emergency cock ring during times of erectile difficulties. Or so 'm reliably informed. Ahem.
 

nickliv

Settler
Oct 2, 2009
755
0
Aberdeenshire
1: Tie tarp to trees
2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
5: fishing line (from inner strands)
6: Boot laces
7: Floss with the inner strands
8: Dog lead
9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
10:Wrap knife handle
11: Bow drill
12:Washing line
13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
15: belt for your trousers
16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
19:Make into a net hammock
20: Improvise a sling
21:Hobble your horse
22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
23:Watch strap
24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
34:Emergency cock ring during times of erectile difficulties. Or so 'm reliably informed. Ahem.
35: Rudimentary swing for the kids as and when they become bored.
 

bojit

Native
Aug 7, 2010
1,173
0
52
Edinburgh
1: Tie tarp to trees
2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
5: fishing line (from inner strands)
6: Boot laces
7: Floss with the inner strands
8: Dog lead
9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
10:Wrap knife handle
11: Bow drill
12:Washing line
13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
15: belt for your trousers
16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
19:Make into a net hammock
20: Improvise a sling
21:Hobble your horse
22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
23:Watch strap
24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
34:Emergency cock ring during times of erectile difficulties. Or so 'm reliably informed. Ahem.
35: Rudimentary swing for the kids as and when they become bored.
36: anyone for conkers

Craig..................
 

unorthadox

Forager
Jan 14, 2011
237
0
Newcastle
1: Tie tarp to trees
2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
5: fishing line (from inner strands)
6: Boot laces
7: Floss with the inner strands
8: Dog lead
9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
10:Wrap knife handle
11: Bow drill
12:Washing line
13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
15: belt for your trousers
16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
19:Make into a net hammock
20: Improvise a sling
21:Hobble your horse
22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
23:Watch strap
24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
34:Emergency cock ring during times of erectile difficulties. Or so 'm reliably informed. Ahem.
35: Rudimentary swing for the kids as and when they become bored.
36: anyone for conkers
37: Absail down a cliff edge
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