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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


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  • 5
    Great product!

    Posted by Damian Multary on Apr 25th 2020

    Use it to wrap walking sticks. Perfect. And many, many other uses!! Definitely recommend

  • 5
    Every product

    Posted by Andrew Blankenship on Apr 22nd 2020

    I love this company and website!! I have become an avid Paracord knitter and weaver. I get all my supplies from here and never have I been in question about shipping delays or anything. All the cord is awesome and so many colors to choose from! Plus the hardware! I love it!

  • 5

    Posted by Dianna Foutz on Apr 21st 2020

    I am making face masks and was almost out. Thank you for fast delivery.

  • 5
    550 paracord

    Posted by Alan Szarzynski on Apr 7th 2020

    excellent product

  • 5
    Paracord 1/4 inch white

    Posted by Carl on Apr 1st 2020

    Just what I needed to repair a beloved hammock.

  • 5

    Posted by Unknown on Mar 27th 2020

    Just as discribed

  • 5
    solid color parachord

    Posted by Unknown on Mar 20th 2020

    Arrived very fast via USPS Thanks

  • 4
    550 Kelly green

    Posted by Keegan on Mar 16th 2020

    I like the Paracord from here over all. I didn't expect this to be so flat though.

  • 4

    Posted by ccullen002@comcast.net on Mar 10th 2020

    product was received on time and easy to use and will be ordering more

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