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Mastering Monkey Fists

Mastering Monkey Fists

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Feb 8th 2019

Monkey fists may seem like an unachievable knot to the beginner crafter, but with a little bit of practice and the right tools, they can be a relatively quick to mak … read more
7 Things to Never Do with Paracord

7 Things to Never Do with Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jan 25th 2019

Paracord is good for a lot of things: camping, crafting, drone flying, sculping… Legend has it, paracord can even be used to floss your teeth in a pinch, though this is … 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
How to Level Up at Paracord Crafting

How to Level Up at Paracord Crafting

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jan 3rd 2019

So, you've been making paracord bracelets for a while now, and you're starting to get tired of weaving the same thing over and over. Monotony is… monotonous. If you're j … 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
Frequently Asked Questions about Paracord

Frequently Asked Questions about Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Nov 14th 2018

Why Is Paracord Called 550 Cord? If you see a number before paracord, it denotes the amount of weight that cord can hold before failing. 550 cord is paracord that can … 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
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