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DIY: Paracord wrapped "Oh S#!t" handles

Discussion in 'General Tundra Discussion' started by csuviper, Jun 21, 2015.

  1. Jun 21, 2015 at 10:30 PM
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    Here is how you wrap the handles:
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    You need to wrap it tight but not so tight you can't pull it under itself.
    You can use a lighter on the ends so it wouldn't fray.
    In step C, pull at the bottom and the loop at the top will tuck itself in. Cut the other end off close and just push it under the wrap.


    Helpful hint: Remove the handles before you wrap them:
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    Here is another thread about things you have wrapped with paracord - Link
     
  2. Jun 22, 2015 at 5:24 AM
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    Is the only purpose of this mod to add some color?
     
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  3. Jun 22, 2015 at 5:45 AM
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    If you have some left over zombie green paracord, you now have a place to put it. (sarc)
    Actually I do have some left over paracord that I used on my fishing kayaks. I might give it shot.
     
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  4. Jun 22, 2015 at 8:06 AM
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    For me it was to add some color to the light grey and also to keep it from looking dirty from dirty hands.
    The light grey and the light beige for grab handles are not a good choice for high traffic areas. They look dirty quick.
     
  5. Jun 22, 2015 at 8:14 AM
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    Plus you get to test your dexterity and knot skills at the same time. Certainty can't F up anything.
     
  6. Jun 22, 2015 at 5:51 PM
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    I did mine for extra grip mainly. My mom has trouble getting in and I didn't want her or anyone else slipping. Plus it keeps them from getting grimey/dirty.
     
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  7. Jun 22, 2015 at 6:07 PM
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    We can always hit the Central City or Morrison roads to test the durability of the "oh shit" handles. :spy:
     
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  8. Jun 22, 2015 at 6:11 PM
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    "Oh My God" road from Idaho Springs to C City is a good one to scare the queasy for a start.
     
  9. Jun 23, 2015 at 12:53 PM
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    Plus it's a great way to store emergency 550 in your rig
     
  10. Jun 23, 2015 at 1:12 PM
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    Best comment so far. You may have just made this a must have mod. "Emergency paracord" mod. :bananadance:
     
  11. Jan 3, 2016 at 8:55 PM
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    Scoobarooo on tacomaworld did the handles in his Tacoma a little different
    image.jpg
     
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  12. Jan 3, 2016 at 8:57 PM
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    Link to the style knot from Scoobarooo

     
  13. Jan 4, 2016 at 6:29 PM
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    I like that
     
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  14. Mar 13, 2016 at 3:53 PM
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    Quick question, how many linear feet does it take to do all 4 handles, I plan on doing this soon. Thanks
     
  15. Mar 13, 2016 at 6:21 PM
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    If I'm not mistaken I ordered 50' of cord when I did mine and ended up with enough left over to do 1 or 2 more handles.
     
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    Ron, it's been so long I can't remember, but I had a lot left over.
     
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    Agree with Ron and Trucky. Just one 50' spool will do all 4 with leftover cord.
     
  18. Mar 13, 2016 at 9:45 PM
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    Here is the one that i got
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    Appreciate it guy's thanks
     
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    What's the best way to get the handles off? Gonna try it this afternoon and don't wanna screw em up in the process.
     
  21. Apr 24, 2016 at 1:23 PM
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    I didn't remove my handles to paracord them - did it with them mounted to the truck.
     
  22. Apr 24, 2016 at 3:49 PM
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    Got it done finally. Luckily I had a 10mm and an extension to remove em.

    image.jpg image.jpg
     
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    Took the easy way out for my first handle wrap. The 10mm bolt was the first one I've removed on my new truck.
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    I swear... If I don't get this project done with paracord this weekend I'm not come back till it's done...
     
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    That looks awesome man
     
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    Same here. I didn't even think about taking them off though
     
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