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Buckles vs. Shackles

Buckles vs. Shackles

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Nov 7th 2019

The biggest debate among our customers is whether or not to buy mil-spec paracord. Probably the second biggest debate is whether to use a plastic buckle or a metal … read more
I Know What You Did Last Summer

I Know What You Did Last Summer

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Oct 31st 2019

This last summer has been great. Way up north in Fargo, ND, we saw warm weather (Yes, it does get above freezing here.), street fairs, fishing, biking, and many other ou … read more
Which Buckle Size Should I Use?

Which Buckle Size Should I Use?

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Oct 18th 2019

"I'm making a paracord bracelet. What buckle size do I need?" This is one of the most common questions we get asked. If you're a beginner crafter, you might be wond … read more
Why You Should Start Paracord Crafting

Why You Should Start Paracord Crafting

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Oct 4th 2019

Of all the hobbies out there, why choose paracord crafting? We're glad you asked. It's Easy to Start I cannot think of another hobby with such low startup … read more
How to Make Your First Paracord Bracelet

How to Make Your First Paracord Bracelet

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Sep 19th 2019

If you've never made a paracord bracelet before, and don't consider yourself very crafty, you might be scared to try for fear of failure. We'll, I've got some good news … read more
Are Paracord Bracelets Still Popular?

Are Paracord Bracelets Still Popular?

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Sep 6th 2019

Away from work, I often get asked if paracord bracelets are still popular. Many of my friends, who were once into making survival bracelets when the trend first started, … read more
How to Sell More Paracord Bracelets

How to Sell More Paracord Bracelets

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Aug 29th 2019

Many of you not only create things with paracord as a hobby, but also sell them for profit—or even charity. As with any business, it can be challenging to gauge what you … read more
Craft. Create. Customize

Craft. Create. Customize

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Aug 16th 2019

Since it's beginning, Paracord Planet's slogan has been "Craft. Create. Customize." Why did we choose that catchphrase as part of our moniker? We see paracord as one of … read more
Paracord Planet Photo of the Month

Paracord Planet Photo of the Month

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Aug 9th 2019

Many of you travel to interesting places. In fact, some of you LIVE in locations that are pretty darn beautiful! Wherever you live, work, play, or volunteer, we want to … read more
Can Paracord be Fashionable?

Can Paracord be Fashionable?

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jul 25th 2019

In a recent post about the Meaning of Paracord Bracelets, we talked about how paracord has usually represented the toughness of the American military—to the point that s … read more
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