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Source for Shock Cord
« on: March 29, 2016, 02:00:08 PM »
I'm looking for a good manufacturer of shock cord. I need to find 1/8" cord in a suitable green colour, that matches CAG. Where are your go-to places for shock cord?

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Re: Source for Shock Cord
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2016, 02:26:43 PM »
I picked up a roll from Rockywoods a few years ago, it was a little expensive, but I needed it right away.
I did order some 3/16" cord and cord locks off of Amazon last night for a special project, they had a good variety of colors to choose from.
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Re: Source for Shock Cord
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2016, 03:20:41 PM »
I used Supplycaptain.com for a long time for 100ft bits, they always had good selection of both shock cord and paracord, fair prices and real good Intl. shipping. They also had a bunch of ITW hardware which was nice. They also had 1000ft rolls if I remember correctly.

Haven't used them in a while, so I don't know if this info is outdated by now.

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Re: Source for Shock Cord
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2016, 04:20:20 PM »
I'm using http://paracordgalaxy.com/
Huge choice in colors and sizes

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Re: Source for Shock Cord
« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2016, 05:22:08 PM »
Thanks for the replies. I've had a quick check of Supply Capt and Paracordgalaxy. Couldn't find the right stuff on their websites, so I've sent them both emails. Rockywoods had some OD, so I sent them an email. Also contacted Jontay, who has OD as well, for samples.

Hopefully someone can point me to a good match.

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Re: Source for Shock Cord
« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2016, 05:54:28 PM »
GSI sells shock cord, but I believe only approx 500ft rolls minimum.  john howard does as well but requires large minimums.

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Re: Source for Shock Cord
« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2016, 07:07:34 AM »
I may be wrong but I believe Jontay and GSI are somewhat related, and GSI is cheaper than Jontay.

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Re: Source for Shock Cord
« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2016, 07:16:10 PM »
Pretty sure that's the colour I've been using already. I need something closer to the dark green in the Cadpat.


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Re: Source for Shock Cord
« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2016, 07:42:00 PM »
Pretty sure that's the colour I've been using already. I need something closer to the dark green in the Cadpat.
Camo Green #483 a better match? Or something in Olive Drab #7? 

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Re: Source for Shock Cord
« Reply #10 on: April 03, 2016, 08:01:24 PM »
I bought a roll of Camo Green 483. My supplier said that it's what is used on the Average Green coloured ITW Web Dominators. I took a pic of the web doms, but I can't find the little bastards now. The roll I have here doesn't look as good.


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Re: Source for Shock Cord
« Reply #11 on: April 05, 2016, 04:10:47 AM »
Strangely enough, I was in my local fabric land yesterday and found a solid OD option.



Pretty cheap too if you have one of their memberships. About 85c per meter.

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Re: Source for Shock Cord
« Reply #12 on: April 05, 2016, 11:16:54 AM »
Email sent. That stuff looks like a great match, exactly what I've been searching for. I need to find out where it came from!