Shock Cord Ring - 1280

Part# 1280
MFR Model# 1280


An endless elastic ring composed of multiple strands of natural rubber, wound into a circular skein. Braided cover is high grade yarn. Manufactured to meet specification MIL-C-5651B, Type II. Shock cord is used in landing gear to reduce shock transmitted to fuselage while landing and taxiing and on other shock mounting applications. Color coded to insure fresh stock.

CW (Cold Weather)shock rings available on Special Order basis. Prices are approx. twice that of standard shock rings. Add "-CW" to standard part number when ordering.

The MIL Fresh Shock Ring number is 1280. The ring size is 3/4" x 8". Test is 750 LBS. 4 units required.

Note: Size listed is cord diameter x ID
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Application Chart

Plane Type Part # Size Test Lbs No. Req'd
Aeronca 15AC
(Up tp ser.330)
1280 3/4" x 8" 750 4 or 6
Stolp Starduster SA300
1280 3/4" x 8" 750 4
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