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How to Tie a Slip Knot

How to Tie a Slip Knot

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Nov 22nd 2019

There is some confusion around the term "slip knot." Knot tiers often get this knot confused with various sliding knots such as a midshipman's hitch, which is more accur … 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
Grog's Animated Knots

Grog's Animated Knots

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Aug 1st 2019

If you're an experienced paracord crafter, you've probably heard of the Animated Knots by Grog website. For those of you that don't know, animatedknots.com is the most popula … read more
Down and Dirty Paracord Fixes

Down and Dirty Paracord Fixes

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jun 27th 2019

Paracord can be made into many beautiful things. Complex bracelet weaves, horse halters, figurines, and even home decorations, but that doesn't mean every paracord creat … read more
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
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