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Oct 31, 2010
is there a difference between cord sold as "accessory cord" and cord sold as "cordalette?" is one more specifically geared towards anchors? ie low-stretch, static etc. is static preferable for building a study anchor on a wall?

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Spyder
Joined Oct 15, 2010
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Oct 31, 2010
7mm perlon that is sold as accessory cord does the job nicely and is one of the less expensive options. This is also I believe what John Long recommend in his lastest anchor book. my $0.02 Craig Quincy
Joined Sep 30, 2001
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Oct 31, 2010
sometimes- Sterling and Mammut both sell a type of accessory cord that comes prepacked and is somewhat stronger and more abrasian resistant than normal perlon.

Other companies, like Bluewater, are just selling pre-cut accessory cord.

Both types are effectively static and are more than suitable for anchor building.
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