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Knot Interested: Got the Bends

Knot Interested: Got the Bends

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Aug 2nd 2018

No we aren't talking about decompression sickness today. We are continuing our exploration of knot types. Next up: BENDS! (however I couldn't resist thinking up some cl … read more
Can Paracord Really Be Used for Climbing and Rappelling?

Can Paracord Really Be Used for Climbing and Rappelling?

Posted by Luke on Jul 19th 2018

You've probably heard that paracord can do it all. Enthusiasts say it can be used for: making a hunting bow, rock climbing, emergency sutures, tent lines, hammock suspension, tourniq … 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
5 Reasons to Pack Paracord on Your Next Camping Trip

5 Reasons to Pack Paracord on Your Next Camping Trip

Posted by Luke on Jun 14th 2018

There's no shortage of blog articles telling you why you need paracord in survival situations. They say, "You can use it as fishing line, or a tourniquet, or even a suture!"(if anyon … read more
Hangin' with Treenet Willy

Hangin' with Treenet Willy

Posted by Luke on May 24th 2018

Remember the Moab Monkeys who built that paracord spacenet spanning a deep canyon in Utah? We've found someone who makes—and sells—paracord space nets. In fact, he's soon g … read more
Wrap It All! The 25 Best Paracord Handle Wraps

Wrap It All! The 25 Best Paracord Handle Wraps

Posted by Luke on May 8th 2018

One of our most popular posts here at Paracord Planet is Wrap It: 5 Ways to Wrap a Handle with Paracord. To celebrate the arrival of our new coreless paracord, we thought it was time t … 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: 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
5 Unique Paracord Projects

5 Unique Paracord Projects

Posted by Brita on Jan 25th 2018

There are millions of paracord tutorials for bracelets, lanyards, and key chains. If you're an experienced crafter, you've probably looked at most of them. Do you feel like you've run out of typical p … read more