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Old 04-06-2024, 07:19 PM   #1
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Lightbulb Easy zipper pulls

I got tired of loosing the zipper pulls in window so I took a few minutes this morning and did something about it.
Made 12 lengths of 9” of para-cord. Pulled the inner threads out. Slipped 1” of 1/4 heat shrink tube through and tied the ends in an overhand knot. Used a lighter to shrink the tube and fuse the ends.

Simple and effective. Sharing for anyone else who’s tired of this too.
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Old 04-07-2024, 03:28 AM   #2
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Old 04-07-2024, 09:15 AM   #3
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I love this!!! Awesome idea
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Old 04-08-2024, 01:16 PM   #4
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Great Idea - Thanks for sharing!
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Old 04-19-2024, 08:22 PM   #5
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I did the same with mine but yours are very fancy. I picked the color to match the storage net bars and stitching and went with a simple pull that most jackets and outdoor clothing use. It looks great and makes it easier to get at the zippers.
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Old 04-20-2024, 04:54 AM   #6
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Being not so crafty/handy as the rest of you, I bought zipper pulls off Amazon.
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Old 04-20-2024, 06:41 PM   #7
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Thank you for such a great idea.
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