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Frequently Asked Questions about Paracord

Frequently Asked Questions about Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Nov 14th 2018

Why Is Paracord Called 550 Cord? If you see a number before paracord, it denotes the amount of weight that cord can hold before failing. 550 cord is paracord that can … read more
Paracord Bucket List

Paracord Bucket List

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Nov 1st 2018

Do you have a list of things that you want to do in life, but you're not sure you will ever find the time or money? How about something a little less serious—a paracordi … read more
Replace Zipper Pulls with Paracord

Replace Zipper Pulls with Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Oct 25th 2018

Whether you have a broken zipper pull or just want to change your zipper pulls out for something that better matches your style, this guide will take you through mak … read more
One Tree Hammock Setup with Paracord

One Tree Hammock Setup with Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Oct 18th 2018

Have you ever wanted to set up a hammock, only to find that there are no two trees close enough together? This one-tree method allows you to use a single tree or pole to han … read more
What's Happening on Paracord Planet

What's Happening on Paracord Planet

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Oct 11th 2018

Did you know that paracord has not only been taken into space, but has been used to repair spacecraft? "Hubble Servicing Mission 2" in 1997 involved using a coupl … read more
9 Ways to Finish a Paracord Bracelet

9 Ways to Finish a Paracord Bracelet

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Oct 4th 2018

1. Slide Release Buckle (metal and plastic) This is perhaps the easiest and most common way to finish a paracord bracelet. Slide buckles are relatively easy to put on wit … read more
Paracord For Nerds

Paracord For Nerds

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Sep 27th 2018

Maybe you're someone who loves to be outdoors every free moment. You love to breathe the fresh air and enjoy the view. Maybe you even enjoy roughing-it, far from civilization, left … read more
The Coolest Things Made out of Paracord

The Coolest Things Made out of Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Sep 20th 2018

This week, we are featuring some of the most amazing, the most over-the-top, the most impressive, and the most clever of paracord creations. If you have something that you … read more
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