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Marlow Ropes 3mm Premium Shockcord (sold per meter)

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With a high-tenacity, 12-plait polyester cover and a parallel-threaded natural rubber core, the 3mm premium marine shockcord by Marlow Ropes is about as good you'll get. The continuous filament PES cover provides excellent abrasion resistance and the quality core ensures lasting rebound. 

Sold per meter (e.g. quantity of 5 = a continuous 5m length of cord).

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Brand / Manufacturer Marlow Ropes
Equipment Category Carry (Packs, Bags, Pouches)
Materials Natural Rubber Core, 12 Plait Polyester Cover
Properties Abrasion Resistant, Durable, Lasting Rebound, Premium Marine Grade
Weight 7 g per meter
Dimensions 3 mm Diameter

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Premium Shockcord from Marlow Ropes - Saves Buying Twice

"Buy cheap, buy twice", so the saying goes.  There's a load of crappy shockcord on the market and with shockcord, you really do get what you pay for. Most outdoor uses of bungee cord (like adding a cinched carry option to the outside of a pack or an elastic cinch to the hem of your trousers) generally doesn't require a vast quantity and so spending a little extra on a high quality product that will last and maintain its performance is likely a sensible investment. 

Marlow Ropes' 3mm marine shockcord is the best all-round, external-use shockcord that Scramble have come across. It's a very dense cord with a tightly woven, 12-plait, high-tenacity polyester cover (most regular shockcords use polypropylene which is less robust) that provides excellent abrasion resistance and durability. 

In summary, if you require a tough, high performance, multi-purpose, premium shockcord and don't mind spending a few extra pennies, this 3mm cord from Marlow Ropes is about as good as you'll get. 

Materials, Construction & Technical Specification

Material & Construction

  • Core: Natural Rubber (Parallel Rubber Threads)
  • Cover: 12 Plait Polyester (Continuous Filament, High Tenacity)


  • Diameter:  3mm
  • Weight (per meter, measured slack, not elongated):  7g
  • Min / Max Load at 100% Elongation :  0.7 Kg / 1.1 Kg

About Marlow Ropes

Marlow Ropes are an elite rope and cord manufacturer with an enviable global reputation. Their high tech ropes and cords are used across a wide range of industries and activities from spaceflight to deep sea marine, from abseiling to elite yachting.

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