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Bungee Cord

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$0.25–$175.00

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Add or replace existing kayak deck rigging with this bungee cord. Sold by the foot with three sizes to choose from.

Sold by the foot or in spools of 500'.

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  • Sold in sizes 1/8", 3/16", 1/4"

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  • Bungee Cord

    Q:

    Do you sell or do you know where I can purchase purple bungee cords for my kayak? Thanks.
    Asked on 1/2/2014 by Anthony

    4 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      No I don't sell it, and not sure why you'd think to ask me,
      but maybe I can help you out.
      McMaster-Carr, an industrial supply kind
      of outfit has it.
      They accept credit cards and usually deliver the next day.
      Here’s
      the relevant page:
      http://www.mcmaster.com/#stretch-cords/=q8o2o2
       
      Also, if you don’t want to have to order it, my local Ace
      hardware has some available by the foot, not a huge
      selection though.  Check
      with your local store, usually back
      with the rope and cord.
      Hope this helps,
              -Alex

      Answered on 1/13/2014 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Not purple, I only could find black at NRS

      Answered on 1/3/2014 by Anonymous
    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      We carry only black, Anthony. Web search for "purple bungee cord roll" turned up some options.

      Answered on 1/3/2014 by Clyde from NRS
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      West Marine, Annapolis Performance Sailing, Sailright?

      Answered on 1/2/2014 by Anonymous
  • Bungee Cord

    Q:

    What is the construction of the bungee cord? What is the core material? Is the core material coated with another material?
    Asked on 11/5/2012 by Murray from Russellville, AR.

    3 answers

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      The core is rubber. It is covered by fabric with a weave that allows it to stretch along with the rubber. It is quite durable.

      Answered on 11/5/2012 by Clyde from NRS
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      All bungee cord I have ever used is made up of many fine strands of rubber
      covered with a fabric, the individual strands of rubber are not coated. The
      rubber under the fabric cover looks much like stranded copper electrical
      wire that is covered with a vinyl plastic. The numerous strands make it more
      flexible.
      Bill

      Answered on 11/6/2012 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      The core material is a white elastic. There is an outer sleeve of
      braided material which is probably polyester -- be sure you seal/melt the
      ends well or they will unravel a bit.

      Answered on 11/9/2012 by Anonymous
  • Bungee Cord

    Q:

    Is there a thickness recommended for use on a sea kayak?
    Asked on 9/5/2012 by Melodi from Oviedo, FL

    3 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      It depends on preference, what your carrying usually thicker the better

      Answered on 9/5/2012 by Anonymous
    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      At 1,034 lbs. tensile strength, the 4-mm is plenty strong enough. Some kayakers use bungee cord, of which we carry three diameters.

      Answered on 9/6/2012 by Clyde from NRS
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I'm sorry it took so long to get back to you about this question on bungee
      cord thickness. For deck lines as well as bungee cords I always try to use
      1/8", this is what came on my P&H kayaks and I just think it is more elegant
      than the thicker ones, on trips it always has been strong enough to hold
      anything I've placed under it but as a rule I try and keep the deck as
      uncluttered as possible for windage reasons.
      Bill

      Answered on 9/9/2012 by Anonymous
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  • Easy to use (4)
  • Reliable (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Day trip (4)
    • Kayak / canoe / rafting (4)
    • Personal watercraft (3)
    • Rivers (3)
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      • Casual/ recreational (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (14)

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    5.0

    Exactly as Advertised.

    By Mr. Rain Cloud

    from Northern Wisconsin

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Kayak Decking

      Comments about Bungee Cord:

      This bungee cord was used to replace the original that came with my sea kayak. The original had stretched and faded. This is quality cord that I think will last for years.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      great replacement cord

      By jack

      from loma co

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Kayaking

        Comments about Bungee Cord:

        right on time

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        What I needed

        By Mike

        from Minneapolis, Minnesota

        About Me Beginner

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Personal Watercraft

          Comments about Bungee Cord:

          Purchased, part of making a cover for my kayak, exactly what I needed.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          simple...perfect

          By timberjim

          from Kelso WA

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Reliable
          • Strong Strech

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Canoeing
            • Paddleboarding

            Comments about Bungee Cord:

            Good quality rubber, strong strech, cut ends melt solid

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            A Helpful Tool for Retro-Fitting

            By Mishka

            from Ohio

            About Me Advanced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact Design
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Personal Watercraft

              Comments about Bungee Cord:

              The cord was easy to work with and provides really strong capacity for storing equipment on the deck of my kayak.

              Service and delivery comments:

              The delivery was prompt and complete.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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