How to Make a Paracord Rifle Sling: 18 DIYs with Instructions
Make your own rifle sling out of paracord for carrying your weapon in style. DIY the different parts and attachments that enable you to carry your weapon hassle-free. You can use 550 parachute cord of length of about 25 feet minimum and a maximum of 50 feet depending on your requirements. Choose your colors wisely for a camo look. You can braid them in 1, 2 or 3 colors.
Weaving it with your own hands gives a unique value to the item. The 550 paracord being strong and durable you can it can withstand a lot of pressure without snapping. This makes it quite handy when you are traveling in the wild for hunting or just strolling in a countryside forest.
This would be a valuable addition to any shooter or hunter’s gear. This versatile equipment is sturdy and useful at times of emergency. You don’t need to spend a fortune on it since they can be easily made at home with minimal supplies.
Stay prepared with this functional paracord gear in your kitty. If there is an emergency, you simply need to unwind the cord and use it for hauling, binding, or anything else that is required at that time. The design suits beginners as well as pros.
Whether you are out on a hunting trip, an enjoyable trip in the backcountry or a hiking trip in the wild carrying your tools the right way is essential for survival. The gun sling tutorial helps you achieve that end effortlessly.
Create this easy to use, durable and comfortable paracord sling for rifle by following the instructions of the video. Being adjustable it suits your hunting needs. You are walked through the build step by step.
In case you own a rifle without sling swivels, this tutorial would have your back. The project comes quite cheap as you don’t need a lot of paracord. It’s a thin sling, you see, compared to the others.
This rifle is lightweight but strong. It is woven out of surplus parachute cord. You can get a 100 ft roll from any army-navy store. Start with 50 ft and do a 4-strand weave for 3-4 inch sling swivels. You 1 inch swivels you a 5 strand weave.
The supplies for this fun project are 550 paracord, knife, pliers, gun sling swivel and lighter. A rifle shell is optional. It also needs a lot of patience to nail this one. The length of the homemade sling is approximately 3 and a half feet.
The double cobra weave with 550 paracord goes into the making of this wide rifle sling. Following this guide, it would take you 2-3 hours to complete the project. You need 2 sling mounts and 90 ft paracord, where 1 strand of the inside color requires 30 ft and 2 strands of the outside color need 30 ft each.
Keep all hardware ready before embarking on the DIYs. The measurements should be taken correctly to fit the size of your rifle (AR 15, for instance). Black is the preferred color for your craft. It is important to get the knots and braids correctly.
Published on January 2nd 2018 by Peyton Derrida