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Which Bowline Is Best

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Nov 6th 2020

Which Bowline Is Best

While the bowline is one of the most time-honored knots, it's also one of the most controversial. Because it's been used for so long, and has played such an integral role … read more
Backyard Adventures to Have This Summer

Backyard Adventures to Have This Summer

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jun 4th 2020

After this harrowing first half of 2020, many people have opted to stay home from their planned summer vacations. Flights have been canceled, hotels closed, and stay-near … read more
Why "Type 1" Is the Most Useful Paracord

Why "Type 1" Is the Most Useful Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jan 31st 2020

Of all the sizes of paracord, 550 often steals the show. It's wide enough to be strong, yet narrow enough to be flexible. But there are other sizes of paracord ou … read more
Can Paracord Really Save Your Life?

Can Paracord Really Save Your Life?

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jan 16th 2020

Paracord can save your life. This statement has been misunderstood by so many people. The same people that would never be caught without their paracord bracelet … read more
How to Tie a Slip Knot

How to Tie a Slip Knot

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Nov 22nd 2019

There is some confusion around the term "slip knot." Knot tiers often get this knot confused with various sliding knots such as a midshipman's hitch, which is more accur … read more
Things to Do with Neon and Glow Paracord

Things to Do with Neon and Glow Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Sep 12th 2019

Photo and Net by TreeNet Willy A couple of items we don't often post about are our neon and glow-in-the-dark paracord colors. While these varieties are not well suited for m … read more
Grog's Animated Knots

Grog's Animated Knots

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Aug 1st 2019

If you're an experienced paracord crafter, you've probably heard of the Animated Knots by Grog website. For those of you that don't know, animatedknots.com is the most popula … read more
Down and Dirty Paracord Fixes

Down and Dirty Paracord Fixes

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jun 27th 2019

Paracord can be made into many beautiful things. Complex bracelet weaves, horse halters, figurines, and even home decorations, but that doesn't mean every paracord creat … read more
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