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550 Paracord - Solid Colors

$2.99 - $64.99 & FREE Shipping

What is Paracord?

Paracord (also known as Parachute Cord) is a lightweight, nylon kernmantle (inner core protected by a woven outer sheath) rope originally used in the military for parachute suspension lines and utility rope. Veteran’s found thousands of other uses for paracord as time went on, including fishing line, survival gear, shoe laces, belts and so much more. 550 Para cord is one of the toughest, most dependable cords available. Beyond its famous 550-pound tensile strength and proven durability, the added qualities of being mold, mildew, rot and UV fade resistant make it a much-desired rope for home repair, emergency preparedness, and wilderness camping. 

The smooth texture of the rope comes from the 32-strand interwoven nylon sheath. Encased in the sheath are 7 nylon inner strands, both of which contribute to the cords 550-pound tensile strength. Another bonus of paracord is these versatile inner strands that can be removed any time a narrower cordage is needed, such as fishing line, sutures, and snares.

In addition to all its utility uses, paracord is also widely used for crafting. Make bracelets, handle wraps, belts, lanyards, whips and hundreds of decorative projects from this simple sturdy rope. 

What you can expect from all Paracord Planet 550 Paracord:

  • 100% Made in the USA
  • Type III Nylon Paracord
  • Approximately 4mm in Diameter (.16 inches)
  • 550lbs Tensile Strength
  • 32-Strand Interwoven Nylon Sheath
  • 7 Nylon Inner Strands
  • Mold, Mildew and Rot Resistant
  • UV Fade Resistant


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  • 5

    Posted by Arabelle McQuade on Aug 8th 2020

    Got my order pretty quickly. Extremely glad that 250 feet and up come on a spool, making it a lot easier to measure out 8+ feet of cord.

  • 5
    Great experience with website/product

    Posted by Amber Stasky on Jul 20th 2020

    I had never heard of this website however I was looking for paracord for a craft project and this seemed to be much cheaper than amazon so I gave it a try. The shipping was extremely fast(relative to what I was expecting) it shipped the next day after ordering and was delivered a week from the date the order was placed. I am pleased with the colors and products I received with the exception of the color “basic pink” or “pink” it looked like a different shade in the photo but is more of a neon pink in person. Other than that I’m pretty pleased with everything else I received and overall super happy with my purchase!

  • 5
    550 paracord

    Posted by Deb Ashbrook on Jun 24th 2020

    excellent quality and price

  • 5

    Posted by gloriaredpen@gmail.com on May 30th 2020

    Great color, quality, and delivery.

  • 5
    Great Product

    Posted by Kate on May 22nd 2020

    This worked out great to redo some of my outdoor chairs!

  • 5
    550 Paracord

    Posted by Paul on May 20th 2020

    Excellent product, I have used many times and it works great every time.

  • 5
    550 Paracord

    Posted by Bob LaForce on May 14th 2020

    I like the Paracord from Paracord Planet. Usually, there are no splices. It's really good quality cord. I shop here all the time. The people, service and shipping is always top notch.

  • 5
    550 Paracord

    Posted by luke on May 5th 2020

    Its paracord, exactly what i expected

  • 4
    Cords for masks

    Posted by Denise on May 2nd 2020

    I just began using this for my masks and so far so good. I have not put any through the wash yet so I don't know how it will hold up. If it survives the wash and dry test, then this is indeed a 5-star product.

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