Summit Treestands
95 paracord
Elk
Contributors to this thread:
Sivart 10-May-22
Sivart 10-May-22
azelkhntr 10-May-22
Aspen Ghost 10-May-22
azelkhntr 10-May-22
Beendare 10-May-22
wyobullshooter 10-May-22
[email protected] 10-May-22
Bou'bound 10-May-22
orionsbrother 10-May-22
Aspen Ghost 10-May-22
orionsbrother 10-May-22
SlipShot 11-May-22
From: Sivart
10-May-22
will 95 be strong enough to hang an elk quarter?

From: Sivart
10-May-22
or I should ask, what is the lightest cord that will hold an elk quarter?

From: azelkhntr
10-May-22
I wouldnt use it.

From: Aspen Ghost
10-May-22
550 # tensile strength so sure it will work. Of course Russian elk are much heavier so azelk can't use it.

From: azelkhntr
10-May-22
Elk are what we call our moose here in the Motherland. LOL! PS. 95 is not 550 Gregor.

From: Beendare
10-May-22
Ive used the cheap stuff from Home Cheapo. It works as long as you aren’t draping it over a branch and then pulling on it….the added friction snaps it pretty easy.

I mostly use the higher rated stuff.

10-May-22
I’ve used 550 paracord for as long as I can remember so that’s what I’d recommend. I’ve used it for hanging quarters and bags, and I always carry a 100’ roll in my pack to tie off legs for skinning/butchering my elk and to help secure meat to my packframe.

10-May-22
95 is rated at 95#. I would double it to be safe but then might as well use 550.

From: Bou'bound
10-May-22
How big an elk are You hanging

10-May-22
Check out Lawson Equipment 2mm Ironwire will hold something like 900lbs the regular 2mm will handle about 250lbs

From: Aspen Ghost
10-May-22
Looks like the site I looked at had the wrong data for 95 paracord. As others have said it's 95 pounds.

10-May-22
No idea why that double posted.

From: SlipShot
11-May-22
I have used 550 to roll elk with pullies when cleaning elk by myself. I all ways carry at least 100 feet off 550 and two pullies. Something similar to this https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07749YR6C/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&th=1

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