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Old 08-01-2014, 11:31 PM
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Default Lightweight long lines

I'm looking for a new lightweight long leash. 50-60ft.

I currently have a 40ft biothane leash and I use it and love it for getting dirty, and cleaning purposes, and while it's not *super* heavy, it's a bit too heavy for my liking when I am having Jackson drag it for playing fetch, etc. It's just too much for him to drag around IMO.

I have an old rope leash that's super ratty, but it's a lot more lightweight, so I prefer it when he's going to be dragging it around.

I'm looking for something maybe a bit more durable and nice, yet super lightweight. It's mostly going to be used in grass. But occasionally I may use on a beach/sand.

Preferably under $30 too.
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Old 08-01-2014, 11:36 PM
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I use these:
Poly Check Cord

But I buy them at the hardware store where they're cheaper. I think it was like $8 at the hardware store here. It's what he uses at the lake since he is supposed to be on leash there.
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Old 08-01-2014, 11:51 PM
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Michael made Abrams a 50' long line (with the ability to be shortened to 25' and 8') out of paracord and d rings purchased from the hardware store for like... $10.

If you can't find anything wholesale, he could probably make you one for the cost of supplies if you wanted. Just PM me! He can do any length, with any hardware (that can be purchased from a store), and the ability to be shortened to whatever lengths you choose.
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Old 08-02-2014, 12:11 AM
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Paracord! Lightweight, dries fast, doesn't get yucky, never been rope burned by it. I bought 50 ft for 5$ on amazon.
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Old 08-02-2014, 12:13 AM
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Yeah I bought this:
http://www.homedepot.com/p/1-4-in-x-...4066/202048175

And this:
http://www.homedepot.com/p/Lehigh-40...S-12/100174407

Boom! 100ft long line. It's nothing fancy but definitely gets the job done and I have no complaints with it. Definitely like it more than the 20ft nylon one I bought at the pet store when Juno was young.
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Old 08-02-2014, 12:22 AM
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Michael made Abrams a 50' long line (with the ability to be shortened to 25' and 8') out of paracord and d rings purchased from the hardware store for like... $10.

If you can't find anything wholesale, he could probably make you one for the cost of supplies if you wanted. Just PM me! He can do any length, with any hardware (that can be purchased from a store), and the ability to be shortened to whatever lengths you choose.
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Paracord! Lightweight, dries fast, doesn't get yucky, never been rope burned by it. I bought 50 ft for 5$ on amazon.
Thanks!! I've never used paracord before and right after I posted this thread- I found this- https://www.etsy.com/listing/1920257...?ref=listing-0 which I def like the looks of it and it seems thin.

I'll PM you!
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Old 08-02-2014, 02:54 AM
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Others have had better suggestions,but, I've found these two.

Lightest Long Line Ever: 50' Outdoor Line

http://www.drsfostersmith.com/produc...cfm?pcatid=774
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Old 08-02-2014, 10:40 AM
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I use the one Beanie mentioned, I love it. Not sure if it'll be as light as you want, it's lighter than biothane but not as light as paracord.
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Old 08-02-2014, 10:50 AM
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Thanks!! I've never used paracord before and right after I posted this thread- I found this- https://www.etsy.com/listing/1920257...?ref=listing-0 which I def like the looks of it and it seems thin.

I'll PM you!
Sent you a PM!
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Old 08-02-2014, 12:15 PM
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Others have had better suggestions,but, I've found these two.

Lightest Long Line Ever: 50' Outdoor Line

http://www.drsfostersmith.com/produc...cfm?pcatid=774
Speaking from experience, I wouldn't recommend the one in the second link for dragging around. It's cotton and not only will pick up things, it takes forever to dry if it gets wet.
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