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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
How to Replace Drawstrings on Hoodies and Sweatpants

How to Replace Drawstrings on Hoodies and Sweatpants

Posted by Luke on Apr 17th 2018

If you are reading this right as it is posted, next week is Earth Week. This is a good time for us to think about how we are impacting our beautiful green planet. Regardless of your views … 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

Paracord Gift Wrapping

Posted by Lauri on Dec 15th 2016

It's the giving time of year! Everyone is working hard to find the perfect gift for mom, brother, niece, grandma, etc. While I LOVE what comes next, not everyone does looks forward to all the pa … read more
5 Easy Variations on the Cobra Weave, Part 2

5 Easy Variations on the Cobra Weave, Part 2

Posted by Lauri on Jun 3rd 2016

Raise your hand if you love the cobra weave!  Honestly...who doesn't?! It is the base of SO many other weaves, making it one of the best to know by heart! I can't tell you how many time's … read more