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Replacement Cocking Rope

Postby mreyner » Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:27 pm

Found a great replacement cocking/crank rope. It is Samson Amsteel 7/64" Dyneema Fiber 1600 lb. strength. 37 feet for $13.99 tmd. From Columbia Basin Knot Co. in Washington State, email, cbknot@cbknot.com and on E-Bay, where I got mine. Only had blue but ok by me no UV glow. :D Sorry can't figure how to resize photo for posting. :oops: For information this is the "rope" only no hooks.
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Re: Replacement Cocking Rope

Postby outdoorsman » Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:31 pm

Thanks great info. I was just looking for new string for mine. Dale
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Re: Replacement Cocking Rope

Postby sproulman » Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:52 am

Ropes at wal-mart are cheap like 5 bucks ,I use Paracord.....
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Re: Replacement Cocking Rope

Postby mreyner » Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:53 am

I agree para cord is great. Breaking strength is only about 550 lbs though.
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Re: Replacement Cocking Rope

Postby bowman81 » Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:00 am

Small engine rewind starter rope....much stronger and tougher than paracord and reasonably priced in small quantities.
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Re: Replacement Cocking Rope

Postby sproulman » Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:29 pm

mreyner wrote:I agree para cord is great. Breaking strength is only about 550 lbs though.



Not knocking your idea just cheaper at wal-mart for paracord ..
Also the lawnmower rope as stated is even stronger than paracord..
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Re: Replacement Cocking Rope

Postby longbow joe » Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:58 am

By the time my rope wears out i figure the plastic around the pulleys is worn and its time for another lm not rich but when you have a 900 plus dollar crosbow whats another twenty five bucks.
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Re: Replacement Cocking Rope

Postby SEW » Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:43 pm

Consider getting the Dr Stirrup cocker. Much easier to use.
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Re: Replacement Cocking Rope

Postby newbie » Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:57 pm

I don not reccomend using paracord.... there are much better options and it really is cheap insurance.
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