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Actually used my paracord bracelet!!!

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Rucas, Feb 12, 2012.

  1. Feb 12, 2012 at 1:03 PM
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    Rucas

    Rucas [OP] 1st gen > 2nd gen

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    Last night i was out in the city with some friends and we were going back to this one girls apartment. My friend had her apartment key and while handing it to her in a drunken stooper they both missed their marks and the key dropped and managed to slip right through the metal grate at the apartment entrance. :smack: fml. And a replacement key is like $60 :eek::eek:

    Its like 2am and were screwed. we are trying everything to get the grate up but its heavy and we would need a crowbar to pry one of the corners off.

    Then I get a brilliant idea! I cut off my paracord bracelet, un-do it, slip one end under the metal and back up, and give it a tug and the metal grate lifts up and we get the key. followed by pulling the shirt off and commencing a victory dance!!
    :broccoli:

    Anyone else have some actual stories where they used their paracord.
     
  2. Feb 12, 2012 at 5:25 PM
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    teamfast

    teamfast Get busy living, or get busy dying.

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  3. Feb 12, 2012 at 8:20 PM
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    Mitch

    Mitch Somebody call for a Wambulance?

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    Good thinking. But were you in a druken stooper as well? If so, bad move. Drinking and driving....
     
  4. Feb 12, 2012 at 8:24 PM
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    707tothe907

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    He never said he was drinking or driving. I assume you like to assume.
     
  5. Feb 12, 2012 at 8:26 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    :rofl:

    some of the greatest stories are just few sentences long.



    Used a bit off my old bracelet to make a hooch.
    5 mins after it was done, it rained for 6 hours straight.


    great stuff
     
  6. Feb 12, 2012 at 8:26 PM
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    Khaos

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    Explain to me these paracord bracelets?
     
  7. Feb 12, 2012 at 8:28 PM
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    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    Stubbs95tacoma

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    I made about 10 of these and sent them with cards over seas for christmas i wonder if anyone ever used them :p
     
  9. Feb 12, 2012 at 8:36 PM
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    i carry mine in my glovebox..Never know when it can come in handy
     
  10. Feb 12, 2012 at 8:37 PM
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    Mitch Somebody call for a Wambulance?

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    Didn't assume. Just reading it. Just wondering
     
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    Used my paracord to attach my dumbass to the other end of sheet of silk.:crazy:
     
  12. Feb 12, 2012 at 10:28 PM
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    of course i was in a drunken stooper. thats why the victory dance ensued.
    but hell no to driving. that IS dumb and wouldnt ever.
     
  13. Feb 13, 2012 at 3:20 AM
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    550 cord bootlaces > bracelet
     
  14. Feb 13, 2012 at 9:12 AM
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    Well yeah that works too. But boots aren't always my first choice when going to bars and clubs in the city.
     
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    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    i need to try and make one. i have like 90 feet of black baracord.
     
  16. Feb 13, 2012 at 10:31 AM
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    they are really easy to make, I've made like 20+ for friends and family
     
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    P cord is so nice to have Just in case of an emergency I always carry some if I got out backpacking
     
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    Never used my bracelet, right now its in my rescue backpack, though I do have like 40ft in my truck at all times that this summer had to be replace constantly because of use. best use was making a shelter 5 minutes before a huge downpour started.
     
  19. Feb 13, 2012 at 4:02 PM
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    haha yeah the magnet could have helped a lot. lol
     
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