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Backpacking Pole Shockcord Repair Kit

Item #: 21912

Our Price: $3.99

The Backpacking Shockcord Repair Kit is just the thing you need to ressurect those old backpcking tents that have broken or worn shockcords. This kit has all you need to repair and replace them. Includes 45 feet of 1/8" shockcord and washers for securing the cord in the poles.
  • 45' 1/8" shockcord
  • 6 washers included
  • Also includes a long flexible wire (30") for guiding the cord or clearing the pole hole of debris
  • Weight = .235 lb.
  • Don't buy a new tent, Fix your poles

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TexsportBackpacking Pole Shockcord Repair Kit
 
4.3

(based on 19 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (4)
  • Easy to set up (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backpacking (6)
    • Car camping (4)
    • Backyard (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (13), Avid adventurer (4)
      • What Is Your Gear Style:
      • Comfort driven (7), Survivalist / minimalist (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (16)

    Reviewed by 19 customers

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    5.0

    Shock cord repair kit

    By None

    from Midwest

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • All Good

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Texsport Backpacking Pole Shockcord Repair Kit:

        Easy to follow instructions

        • What Is Your Gear Style:
        • Minimalist
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Economical value

        By Mike

        from Nassau County, NY

        About Me Avid Adventurer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Texsport Backpacking Pole Shockcord Repair Kit:

              I can't believe you offer shock cord at .75 per foot (ridiculous price), but offer a package with 45' of shock cord in it for $3.99!.

              Shock cord should be available by 100' rolls at about .12 per foot.

              • What Is Your Gear Style:
              • Minimalist
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              4.0

              Great product would buy again.

              By White Wolf

              from Weaverville, NC

              About Me Avid Adventurer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy Fix
              • Easy To Set Up
              • Sturdy

              Cons

              • Time Consuming

              Best Uses

              • Backpacking
              • Backyard
              • Beach
              • Car Camping

              Comments about Texsport Backpacking Pole Shockcord Repair Kit:

              Everything in the kit was great, except for the line guide that goes through the poles. It does not work for fiberglass poles, but the line will go through the poles easily without the guide, it will probably goes through the new aluminum poles. If you are redoing all of your poles it is time consuming.

              • What Is Your Gear Style:
              • Comfort Driven
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              4.0

              Kit is excellent with good directions

              By Fisherbrewer

              from Harrisburg, PA

              About Me Avid Adventurer

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Excellent Directions
              • Length

              Cons

              • NONE

              Best Uses

              • Replace Worn Out Cord

              Comments about Texsport Backpacking Pole Shockcord Repair Kit:

              Shortening by more than three inches is needed to make the cord/poles tight.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              4.0

              Did what it is supposed to.

              By Mom of Scout

              from Telford, PA

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Set Up
              • Lightweight
              • Sturdy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Repair Tent Poles

                Comments about Texsport Backpacking Pole Shockcord Repair Kit:

                Purchased this specifically to repair my tent pole. It worked just fine. My 11 year old did the repair with no problems. There was extra after the repair. I figured it is better to have more than not enough. More tent poles may be in need of repair since they are older.

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                • No

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                1.0

                Easy, Perfect!

                By Bill

                from Cleveland,OH

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Set Up
                • Lots Of Elastic Material
                • Sturdy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Backpacking

                  Comments about Texsport Backpacking Pole Shockcord Repair Kit:

                  Exactly what the doctor ordered to revitalize my old Clip Flashlight

                  • What Is Your Gear Style:
                  • Minimalist
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Good quality & good price

                  By chaing jaime

                  from Tampa, FL

                  About Me Avid Adventurer

                  Verified Buyer

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                        Comments about Texsport Backpacking Pole Shockcord Repair Kit:

                        This cord is a very good size for several of my tent poles. I need to repair a number of them and it should work for all of them.

                        • What Is Your Gear Style:
                        • Comfort Driven
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Exactly what I needed

                        By Ian

                        from Pendleton, SC USA

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to use
                        • Sturdy
                        • Worked great

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Texsport Backpacking Pole Shockcord Repair Kit:

                            Very useful

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                            5.0

                            Great service

                            By Music Man

                            from NH

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Backpacking

                                Comments about Texsport Backpacking Pole Shockcord Repair Kit:

                                Strong & durable

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                                4.0

                                As advertised

                                By Gonzo

                                from Brookville,PA

                                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • In-expensive

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Texsport Backpacking Pole Shockcord Repair Kit:

                                    I didn't bother using the "threading wire", I just feed it thru the poles. No problem. The retaining washers were a nice touch. My poles didn't have them [ just knots ], but I used them. The cord seems too "stretchy", but I may not have pulled it tight enough prior to cutting it. First time I've done this repair. Not a big deal, pull it tighter and re-tie. Works OK so far.

                                    • What Is Your Gear Style:
                                    • Minimalist
                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

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                                    • Q:

                                      This item says it has 45ft. of shockcord...I'm assuming that this is unstretched...am I correct...I have three 14ft. poles that need new cord...will this do it??
                                      Asked on 10/13/2010 by MIKE TURNER from LONGVIEW, WA.

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                                      • Staff Reviewer

                                        A:

                                        The shock cord kit has 45' of unstretched shock cord.

                                        Answered on 10/14/2010 by Steve from Campmor
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