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PMI 3mm Utility Cord - Package of 50 ft.


    PMI 3mm Utility Cord - Package of 50 ft.

    PMI 3mm utility cord is handy for tent guylines, clotheslines, hanging food bags away from animals, and other non-climbing uses.

    • $5.00

    Item # 799630

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    • Cord is 3mm, or about 0.125 in., in diameter
    • Cord strength is approximately 400 lbs. (1.8 kN)
    • Package of 50 ft.

    Made in USA.

    Item 799630

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    PMI 3mm Utility Cord - Package of 50 ft. Specs
    Best use
    2.28 grams
    Weight per foot

    PMI 3mm Utility Cord - Package of 50 ft.

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    Rated 4.6/5 based on 15 reviews
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromMultiple Uses I was working at a summer camp where we went on 3-4 day overnights in different locations around California. Using 8+ person tents, we had about 13 campers and 3 adults. One of the tents was missing main poles and stakes. We ran the utility cord through the pole holes that ran throughout the tent, used the rain-fly poles as cross members tied off between to two opposing trees. This took 20 minutes, 2 50' utility cords and a little adhesive tape on the joints. Extra line from tent to tree doubled as a clothes line. Bought these the day before on a whim, do not go anywhere without them.
    Date published: 2011-03-24
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromThe stuff you swear by not at. high angle rescue is my occupation.3mm rope is a useful all purpose, never go on a climb without it. Very durable.
    Date published: 2012-02-16
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromGood cord but not ideal for guylines. This is good strong cord but for use as a guyline it's a little stiff which makes it hard to get a taut-line hitch to hold properly.
    Date published: 2014-06-14
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromGood stuff - not paracord Definitely not paracord, although it looks like it. Stretches some, but not the way paracord does. Easy to tie knots in as well.
    Date published: 2014-06-25
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromYou Need This. We All Need This. I didn't know how badly I needed this until I got some. It holds all life together and it comes in gorgeous colors. For starters, it keeps your tent from blowing away in high winds. It's an inexpensive gift for friends and family; everyone I give it to says the same thing: How did I get by without it?
    Date published: 2013-01-07
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromExcellent Cord I use this product for anything that requires strength, good looks or effective knotting with small diameter cord. The tight braid provides body and good feel for the cord's small 3mm diameter. The polyester sheath provides excellent protection from UV radiation and, together with the nylon core, a great breaking strength of 400 lbs. It melts well to prevent loose ends from fraying. The range of colors is useful. For the price, you can't go wrong.
    Date published: 2013-10-23
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromUsed to string up a siltarp shelter Tied up great and stayed put. The surface helped it to stay tied up even with the high winds we experienced for 9 days at 7000ft and 1 severe thunderstorm. Great cord.
    Date published: 2013-09-19
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromSweet! I've used utility cord for several decades, mostly as tent lines and tarp lines. My family teases me about this and sometimes gives me a 50-ft. package for my birthday. I just finished using my first package of the PMI 3-mm cord, which REI recently began to carry. This stuff is great! It is quite a jump in quality from the REI branded product that REI formerly sold, and is an outstanding value for the price. The color is an added bonus.
    Date published: 2010-07-22

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