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Fast Fasteners: The 6 Best Bungee Cords for Tying All The Things

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* Different sizes, colors and lengths
* Secure groceries, outdoor tablecloths, garbage can lids
* For travel, storage and more

Duct tape gets all the glory, but bungee cords may actually be the most practical item around. In addition to strapping goods to the roof of your car, they can be used for everything from securing groceries in the car and windproofing outdoor table clothes to making an instant curtain rod, organizing messy computer cords and even preventing kids from rolling off the top bunk bed. And, the list goes on. Here are the six best bungees, no matter how you choose to use them.

1. Kotap Adjustable 24-Inch Bungee Cords, 10-pack

Nothing fancy, but fantastically reliable. These Kotap Adjustable 24-inch Bungee Cords feature durable, non-scratch hooks, and you can easily adjust their tension and length. They come 10 to a pack and each has a UPC sticker for individual resale.

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2. Cartman Bungee Cords 24-piece Assortment Jar

Different colors and different sizes make the Cartman Bungee Cords 24-piece Assortment Jar insanely versatile. Each piece is made from superior strength rubber wrapped in UV resistant cord jackets. And each cord is color-coded by length for easy selection.

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3. SmartStraps Bungee Cords, 10-pack

Want a buffer, tougher bungee? Try SmartStraps Bungee Cords. They have a double jacket cover for better wear resistance and super strong over-molded steel core hooks that won’t lose their shape. Even if you decide to exercise with them.

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4. FORTEM Premium Quality Bungee Cord Hook Assortment

Tackle all your travel and storage needs with the FORTEM Premium Quality Bungee Cord Hook Assortment. Great for securing camping gear to your roof rack, a spare helmet to your motorcycle, or securing the garbage can lid on a windy day, this 24-piece set comes with canopy ties and a cargo net.

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5.  Strapright Bungee Cord with Carabiners

Go long with the Strapright Bungee Cord with Carabiners. It’s 60-inches in length with molded carabiners that let you lock the ends together without bending, breaking or slipping off.

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6. Super Smithee Heavy Duty Bungee Cords

Super Smithee Heavy Duty Bungee Cords is your heavy duty strapping solution. They’re certain not to stretch out after a few uses or turn into a tangled up mess that you just have to throw out. They work well no matter how you decide to use them.

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BONUS: AUGO Ratchet Tie Down Straps

Just in case you want straps that are more secure than they are stretchy, try these. The AUGO Ratchet Tie Down Straps are the top rated industrial grade tie down straps. They have rubber coated S hooks that prevent scratching along with ergonomic and molded-on handles that will never fall off. And the generous 15-feet of webbing allows you to confidently secure large or small loads.

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