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Knot Interested: A Good Lashing

Knot Interested: A Good Lashing

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Sep 6th 2018

Have you ever known someone who just needs a good lashing? No, not a spoiled child. I'm thinking more of a castaway on a falling-apart raft. Some well-constructed lashin … read more
How Much Paracord Do I Need?

How Much Paracord Do I Need?

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Aug 30th 2018

Don't you hate it when you find a paracord tutorial that doesn't tell you how much cord you need? Me too. Here are a couple of basic tips to follow when planning out you … read more
New Paracord Colors of Fall

New Paracord Colors of Fall

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Aug 17th 2018

Autumn is One Month Away! While autumn is maybe the last word some of you want to hear, there are a lot of great things to look forward to in the next few months. For many, … read more
Paracord Hacks for Moving Day

Paracord Hacks for Moving Day

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Aug 9th 2018

This week is a little bit of a break from the usual format. I have a personal story to tell. (Remember, it's Free Hank Friday. Commenters on the blog will be ente … read more
Knot Interested: Got the Bends

Knot Interested: Got the Bends

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Aug 2nd 2018

No we aren't talking about decompression sickness today. We are continuing our exploration of knot types. Next up: BENDS! (however I couldn't resist thinking up some cl … read more
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
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