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550 Paracord - Solid Colors

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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

SKU:
550-SOLID
UPC:
719574440418

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  • 5
    550 paracord

    Posted by Cece on Jun 1st 2021

    Bought an aluminum folding lawn chair from an estate sale. The webbing was deteriorating. Removed the old webbing and restrung the seat and back with paracord by following the youtube video provided. It turned out beautifully! I was impressed with how great it looks. The cord was easy to use even at long lengths of several hundred feet of double stranded cord. Just keep it laid out as long as possible without piling it up (I ran it through the length of the house and back). Comb the strands with your fingers about 3 times for 4 foot lengths while weaving to prevent bunching.

  • 5
    Great Colors

    Posted by Theo on May 26th 2021

    I ordered the midnight blue, acid purple, and black. The colors were beautiful and exactly what I was looking for. I used it to make a dog collar that turned out great.

  • 5
    Great product

    Posted by Elaine on May 21st 2021

    The color on my computer was real close to what I received and will work great for my bottle wraps. Great price & the best customer service. I will be ordering again.

  • 5
    550 paracord solid colors

    Posted by Cynthia Marshall on May 18th 2021

    Love this cord, awesome for making bracelets..!

  • 5
    Solid Colors

    Posted by Jose M Medina on May 10th 2021

    Excellent as always

  • 5
    550 paracord solid

    Posted by Trevor Alexander on Mar 21st 2021

    Extremely high quality paracord

  • 5
    550 Rose Pink 1000 ft spool

    Posted by Charles Bonner on Mar 15th 2021

    The order was at my house in 2 days. I make key fobs and Cancer ribbons for cancer patients. The 1000 ft spool saved me money in the long run. Everything arrived in perfect condition. I will continue to use Paracord Planet as my source for supplies.

  • 5
    Love the paracord

    Posted by Robert Pippin on Mar 12th 2021

    Orders were perfect. Just what I expected. I ordered buckles from Paracord Galaxy last month, and the screwed up the order. I originally ordered 3/8", but then realized that I should have ordered 5/8". I cancelled the order, and ordered the 5/8". One bag had 3/8", and 5/8" buckles in it. I contacted the company, and they never replied. It took over a month to get the order. From now on, I'll only order from Paracord Planet.

  • 5
    550 paracord

    Posted by Ralph on Feb 22nd 2021

    haven't begun to use yet.

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