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What Else Does Paracord Planet Sell?

What Else Does Paracord Planet Sell?

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Sep 27th 2019

Paracord Planet sells paracord, but we don't only sell paracord and paracord supplies. In addition to paracord hardware, we also have a ton of other crafting items from … read more
History and Meaning of the Paracord Bracelet

History and Meaning of the Paracord Bracelet

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jul 18th 2019

While paracord bracelets started as a military trend, they have since exploded in popularity and diversity. Many now wonder, "What did the paracord bracelet originally m … read more
Which Fid?

Which Fid?

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jul 11th 2019

What Is a Fid? When I first started crafting with paracord, I had no idea what a paracord fid was. For those of you who find yourself in the same boat as I was, the c … read more
Why Are There So Many Paracord Sizes?

Why Are There So Many Paracord Sizes?

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jul 3rd 2019

In case you didn't know, there's more to paracord than just 550 cord. We currently sell over 15 varieties of paracord, all with different diameters, strengths, and primary … read more
Running a Paracord Business

Running a Paracord Business

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Mar 21st 2019

Handmade goods. You see them at craft fairs and they're all the rage on Etsy, but what's it really like to make a living off your craft? Owner of Apex Dog Collars and Le … read more
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
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
You Asked.... We Answered! (Q & A)

You Asked.... We Answered! (Q & A)

Posted by Brita on Jan 18th 2018

A while back, I asked you all on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram if you had any questions for the experts at Paracord Planet. It was fun seeing your questions and here are our responses! … read more
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