Paracord Planet Blog

What's Happening on Paracord Planet

What's Happening on Paracord Planet

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Oct 11th 2018

Did you know that paracord has not only been taken into space, but has been used to repair spacecraft? "Hubble Servicing Mission 2" in 1997 involved using a coupl … read more
The Coolest Things Made out of Paracord

The Coolest Things Made out of Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Sep 20th 2018

This week, we are featuring some of the most amazing, the most over-the-top, the most impressive, and the most clever of paracord creations. If you have something that you … read more
Knot Interested: A Good Lashing

Knot Interested: A Good Lashing

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Sep 6th 2018

Have you ever known someone who just needs a good lashing? No, not a spoiled child. I'm thinking more of a castaway on a falling-apart raft. Some well-constructed lashin … 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
Paracord Strength, Sizes, and Types

Paracord Strength, Sizes, and Types

Posted by Luke on Jul 12th 2018

Are you confused by all the numbers and terms that people use in reference to paracord? Type III, #750, mil-spec, breaking strength, tensile strength, para-max, 550 lbs, Mil-C-5040, et … read more
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