Pacing Beads

To establish your pace, measure out 100 meters or 328 feet.  Now walk in a normal walk counting
every time one of your feet hits the ground.  Walk the distance and keep the count, 66 paces is normal
for average male.  Walk the return and average the two.  If you have a great difference do it again.
Then divide your number into 100.  My Number is 66, 100/66= 1.51,  your number you should memorize
or right on the bottom of your compass.  To pace 1600 meters, divide 1600/(your number )
for me it would be 1.51= 1059 paces.  Count Paces, every time you count 100 pull down a bead,
when you have paced 1000 pull down one of the top beads.  You can count meters with your beads,
every time I make 66 paces, I pull down one of the nine beads for 100 meters.  If need be when
you have paced 1000 meters pull down one of the top beads and push the nine up to start your next count. 

How to make Pacing Beads
Materials for Pacing BeadsStart Threading the Beads
38" Para cord and 14 beads.   Remove inner strands. Fold in half Para cord and inner strand, loop together
and use strand to thread beads on para cord.

Thread all beadsOver hand knot
Thread all of the beads.  Place a 1.5" loop at the top with overhand knot.  Separate botton 9 beads. 
Another knot between the two groups,  leave enough room to move beads.  Finish bottom with a overhand knot.

Pacing beads
Place on the front of your packs shoulder strap, place a whistle on the bottom. 
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