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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
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
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
Knot Interested: A Primer on Knotting

Knot Interested: A Primer on Knotting

Posted by Luke on May 1st 2018

If paracord does not seem like a useful survival and repair tool to you, chances are your knowledge of knots is lacking. STOP! Don't leave now just because you feel insulted or think … read more
Paracord People: Who will you make?

Paracord People: Who will you make?

Posted by Luke on Mar 27th 2018

Paracord People The basics: I have seen two kind of "paracord people" keychains. Of those, I am assuming that the cobra weave is the original design. Lately though, I have been seei … read more
Paracord: What is it?

Paracord: What is it?

Posted by Luke on Mar 12th 2018

So you've heard everyone talking about paracord and you want to know what it's all about. Or maybe you have friends who keep asking you how paracord is a hobby. Either way, keep reading. A Br … read more
Back to School Paracord Necessities

Back to School Paracord Necessities

Posted by Lauri on Aug 4th 2017

It's that time of year again - new shoes, new pants, new crayons and books. Back to school season has arrived! Some may be excited, while other might not be quite as enthusiastic. Back to sch … read more
Stack 'Em: The 5 Thinnest Paracord Bracelets

Stack 'Em: The 5 Thinnest Paracord Bracelets

Posted by Lauri on Apr 28th 2017

Paracord bracelets. They're fun to wear, use, stack, and make. We know they're practical, great for prepers/survivalists, and crafters alike. But what about the fashionistas? Sometimes a par … read more
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