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    About to cut zipper pull....Any regrets??

    I'm about to cut the metal zipper pulls off my side effect and add paracord pulls. Before I do, does anyone regret cutting off the metal zipper pull???

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    On an SE none at all. I did the same and personally I think it makes the bag function better.
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    I have a Synapse 19 without metal zipper pulls, and I really miss them compared to my other bags. On all my other bags, I still add paracord, I just loop it through the zipper pull at top and bottom so it reduces the jingle but still has functionality.
    Rambling On. . . . .

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    Just make sure you like the bag! You won’t be able to return or exchange it after you cut the metal pulls. That being said, I like how my bags are so much quieter now without the jingling sounds. Also, if you add the paracord to the pulls, you still get some jingling sounds.

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    I do it on every bag I get from Bihn. I hate the way they sound.

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    I have never cut a zipper pull and miss them on bags that don't have them.

    I never experienced the metallic sound everyone talked about until I carried my SE by itself.

    I used the cord zipper pull on some TB items to lengthen the zipper pull, the same technique, makes the zipper pulls quieter.

    There is a video about the technique. It is the first knot called the silencer knot and it works very well.

    https://vimeo.com/112929038

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