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Old 02-09-2012, 05:56 PM   #1
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steering wheel paracord wrap

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That's the best part of making it yourself.

Gave me the idea of wraping mine in 550 paracord. hmmmmm.
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YES TO THE 550 CORD!

And if the SHTF, you can always use your steering wheel wrap to string together a hooch, make a gill net... the uses are endless!

Finally got around to doing this....













It took me about 1 1/2 hours last night in the dark to do it.
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The door handles and 'oh shit' handle will be getting gray with possible yellow accents.

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Old 02-09-2012, 06:11 PM   #3
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How do the tag ends get affixed so it doesn't come undone? I've never delt with paracord...looks good.
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Old 02-09-2012, 06:13 PM   #4
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That's silly, you'll get rug burn on your hands. Similar to spanking the monkey too much. Then, you'll get calluses and go blind.

Oh the humanity!!
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Old 02-09-2012, 06:16 PM   #5
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How do the tag ends get affixed so it doesn't come undone? I've never delt with paracord...looks good.
I used one wrap for the entire thing and used a square knot to terminate. I left it a little long just incase I change my mind about the type knot; I was doing it late last night.

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That's silly, you'll get rug burn on your hands. Similar to spanking the monkey too much. Then, you'll get calluses and go blind.

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I guess some men's hands are tougher than others.
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Old 02-09-2012, 10:11 PM   #6
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Looks cool. I really like the paint work you did on your dash.
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Old 02-10-2012, 04:26 AM   #7
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I used one wrap for the entire thing and used a square knot to terminate. I left it a little long just incase I change my mind about the type knot; I was doing it late last night.



I guess some men's hands are tougher than others.
If you only saw my construction hands. Oh my...
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i liked the simple wrap, so i went ahead and wrapped my moldy ass steering wheel.

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i liked the simple wrap, so i went ahead and wrapped my moldy ass steering wheel.

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Very cool!

Is that one length of cord? If so how long a piece did it take?

Thank you.
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I like it! I need to do something to mine soon. My kung fu grip is tearing up my steering wheel.
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Very cool!

Is that one length of cord? If so how long a piece did it take?

Thank you.
From what I remember close to 90'. I used one length so there is just one knot to tie at the end.

Keep the wraps close and tight. This leaves surface nice and smooth for your hands.
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From what I remember close to 90'. I used one length so there is just one knot to tie at the end.

Keep the wraps close and tight. This leaves surface nice and smooth for your hands.
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