How to Make a Paracord iPhone Cable

Make a "rescue" iPod cable that looks cool and helps make the cable stronger.

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How to Make a Paracord iPhone Cable
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First you need to eight to nine lengths of Paracord. Just use the iPod cable as the measuring tape

First you need to eight to nine lengths of Paracord. Just use the iPod cable as the measuring tape

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After you get your eight to nine lengths of parachord fold it in half, and grab the fold. Also remember to burn/fuse the ends of the Paracord

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Place iPhone chord in the fold

Place iPhone chord in the fold

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The main trick to the rest of this is knowing how to tie a Solomon's Bar (also called cobra) knot. It's easy. Take the right side parachord and go over the iPod chord and under the left parachord.

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Here is a picture. Again over and then under

Here is a picture. Again over and then under

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Then take the left side and go over iPhone cord and under or through the parachord. Make sure it is through the loop

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See under iPod cord through loop and pull the chord through. Just remember to start over under, under over. Then from here in it's under over, over under.

See under iPod cord through loop and pull the chord through. Just remember to start over under, under over. Then from here in it's under over, over under.

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Now you have it started.

Now you have it started.

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Always make sure you start the under over over under process on the side that need the new "loop". Like where my finger is pointing.

Always make sure you start the under over over under process on the side that need the new "loop". Like where my finger is pointing.

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Again... Under over.

Again... Under over.

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Over under and through.  Make sure you pull tight! Also using your phone as an anchor helps.

Over under and through. Make sure you pull tight! Also using your phone as an anchor helps.

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Then you go under over, over under on the next side.

Then you go under over, over under on the next side.

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Here is a vid just to help.

Here is a vid just to help.

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And a vid of the other side

And a vid of the other side

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And there you go. When you get to the end make sure you cut off the extra length and just fuse the ends so it won't unravel. That's it!!'

And there you go. When you get to the end make sure you cut off the extra length and just fuse the ends so it won't unravel. That's it!!'

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