This particular piece of paracord paraphenalia is lesser known and used in the paracording world, but is no less useful.
|Ball Cord Locks come in various sizes.|
The styles most commonly seen are barrel cord locks (long and thin), ball cord locks (self-explanatory), button cord locks (short and stout) and zipper pull cord ends (all kinds!). Each of these cord locks can have either one or two holes for the insertion of cord. These cord locks have a specific look, feel and use, so you get to decide what you are going for depending on the project or craft that you are constructing.
|The size of a cord lock is|
generally measure by the
hole size where you would
be inserting the cord, such as
with this Barrel Cord Lock.
Color... not much to say here, besides the fact that they come in every color you can imagine. Makes things a lot easier to coordinate! As you would expect, black, white and clear the most common of the bunch.
|Zipper Pulls can also be considered cord locks,|
and are very functional.
What do you use Cord Locks for? Anything not listed here? What are your favorite types of Cord Locks? Let me know in the comments below!