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Paracord Strength, Sizes, and Types

Paracord Strength, Sizes, and Types

Posted by Luke on Jul 12th 2018

Are you confused by all the numbers and terms that people use in reference to paracord? Type III, #750, mil-spec, breaking strength, tensile strength, para-max, 550 lbs, Mil-C-5040, et … read more
Knot Interested: Without A Hitch

Knot Interested: Without A Hitch

Posted by Luke on Jul 6th 2018

Welcome to part 3 of our series on knot tying. This week we will be covering a variety of different hitches. Last month we talked about simple loop knots. While a loop is a rope atta … read more
Where To Buy Paracord

Where To Buy Paracord

Posted by Luke on Jun 28th 2018

Is this your first time buying paracord? Maybe you've seen the survival rope popular movies like Mad Max, or you've heard about it from your friends and want to start putting together … read more
Make Your Own Bungee Cords

Make Your Own Bungee Cords

Posted by Luke on Jun 21st 2018

So you've been looking for how to make your own bungee cords. Maybe you need a custom length or want something sturdier than the cheap ones you find at the hardware store. Or maybe you w … read more
5 Reasons to Pack Paracord on Your Next Camping Trip

5 Reasons to Pack Paracord on Your Next Camping Trip

Posted by Luke on Jun 14th 2018

There's no shortage of blog articles telling you why you need paracord in survival situations. They say, "You can use it as fishing line, or a tourniquet, or even a suture!"(if anyon … read more
Knot Interested: Going Loopy

Knot Interested: Going Loopy

Posted by Luke on Jun 7th 2018

Welcome to part 2 of our basic knot tying guide. In the first installment we covered some basic terminology used in the world of knotting. Now, in Part 2, we are coving the first of th … read more
Father's Day: Ideas for Dad

Father's Day: Ideas for Dad

Posted by Lauri on Jun 4th 2018

Do you know when Father's Day is this year? JUNE 17! That's coming up quick which makes this the right time to start thinking about what to get the father-figure in your life. In the paracord … read more
Free Hank Friday!

Free Hank Friday!

Posted by Luke on Jun 1st 2018

Introducing Free Hank Friday! We want to give you one more reason to love the last day of the work week. At Paracord Planet, we love to see what our customers create with our prod … read more
Hangin' with Treenet Willy

Hangin' with Treenet Willy

Posted by Luke on May 24th 2018

Remember the Moab Monkeys who built that paracord spacenet spanning a deep canyon in Utah? We've found someone who makes—and sells—paracord space nets. In fact, he's soon g … read more
Spring 2018 Website Beautification

Spring 2018 Website Beautification

Posted by Luke on May 15th 2018

We have been hard at work on some site improvements lately, so this week, instead of a tutorial on how to rule the world or resurrect the wooly mammoth, we are bringing you some site-side improv … read more