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Real Paracord Stories

Real Paracord Stories

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Apr 18th 2019

Do people really use their paracord survival bracelets, or are they only worn by hiker and military wannabes? That's a fair question. It's surprisingly hard to find g … read more
85 Real Uses for Paracord

85 Real Uses for Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Mar 8th 2019

Most of you have probably read articles titled something like, "101 Uses for Paracord" and you're not sure if you can trust them. They encourage you to use paracord for … read more
A Better Binding Knot

A Better Binding Knot

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jan 17th 2019

Perhaps you can relate to this: I often find myself needing a knot to bind something. Sometimes it's to bundle a bunch of items together, other times it's to keep s … read more
Times  You Should Carry Paracord

Times You Should Carry Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Dec 6th 2018

I've heard a few jaw-dropping paracord survival stories. Survival Straps has a couple of pages on their website dedicated to how people have used their bracelets in emergen … read more
A Paracord Love Story

A Paracord Love Story

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Nov 21st 2018

Years before I ever heard about Paracord Planet, I did something cool with paracord. I proposed to my wife. Back before we were engaged, my girlfriend a … read more
Replace Zipper Pulls with Paracord

Replace Zipper Pulls with Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Oct 25th 2018

Whether you have a broken zipper pull or just want to change your zipper pulls out for something that better matches your style, this guide will take you through mak … read more
One Tree Hammock Setup with Paracord

One Tree Hammock Setup with Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Oct 18th 2018

Have you ever wanted to set up a hammock, only to find that there are no two trees close enough together? This one-tree method allows you to use a single tree or pole to han … read more
Paracord Hacks for Moving Day

Paracord Hacks for Moving Day

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Aug 9th 2018

This week is a little bit of a break from the usual format. I have a personal story to tell. I just moved. And I'm so glad I kept paracord with me. I know, I know … 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
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