What is paracord? Paracord is a light weight rope made of nylon kermantle material. It originated in the use of World War II for paratroopers. Once the troops were in the field, they found many uses for the paracord in a variety of applications. Present day, paracord is used as a general purpose utility cord by both the military and civilians. The outer sheath is made up of a high number of strands giving it is shape, size, and texture. Paracord has a diameter of about 5/32 of an inch (4 mm).
What can paracord be used for? Paracord gives you endless possibilities for uses. You can secure items in place by tying them down, hoist up objects to higher levels to keep them out of reach, remove the inner strands to use as sewing thread or fishing line. You can craft the paracord into dog collars, bracelets, necklaces, lanyards, key fobs, monkey fists, belts, wrist bands for watches, create decorative shoe laces or boot laces, gun slings, pouches, and much more.
What are the features of paracord? Our 550 paracord has 7 strands that allow it to have a tensile strength of 550 pounds. It is lightweight and is a must have for any survivalist out in the wild. Paracord is UV light resistance so it will not fade in the sunlight, rot, or mildew when wet. Our paracord is created for us by certified US Government contractors.
Why has paracord become so popular? Paracord has grown in popularity amongst military users and civilian users alike in recent years. With its unlimited potential, hobbyists have created survival bracelets for charities, boy and girls scouts, breast cancer awareness, friends and family, and much more. Survavlists are keeping paracord on hand when camping, in the field, or in the wilderness due to the endless amount of uses it can be used for.
Why buy paracord? Paracord is a must have for nearly everyone. Whether you are into hunting, fishing, camping, crafting, farming, construction, landscaping, roofing, survival situations, and much more. Buy it and store it in your vehicle, garage, boat, ATV, tool chest, your house, emergency kit, motorcycle, tackle box, and much more to have whenever you need it. Learn to create bracelets, necklaces, lanyards, leashes, and more. Paracord can be the perfect gift for friends and family of all ages.