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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. (Remember, it's Free Hank Friday. Commenters on the blog will be ente … read more
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
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
How to Replace Drawstrings on Hoodies and Sweatpants

How to Replace Drawstrings on Hoodies and Sweatpants

Posted by Luke on Apr 17th 2018

If you are reading this right as it is posted, next week is Earth Week. This is a good time for us to think about how we are impacting our beautiful green planet. Regardless of your views … read more
Pity the Spool

Pity the Spool

Posted by Luke on Feb 23rd 2018

A New Paracord Tool to Rule Them All Listening to YOUR comments and suggestions, we have developed our own multi-function paracord spool to rise above all others. Introducing the Ta … read more
Truly Simple and Actually Practical

Truly Simple and Actually Practical

Posted by Luke on Feb 16th 2018

Paracord Projects for the Rest of Us It's easy to get caught up browsing Pinterest or Google Images for elaborate paracord project ideas. Ones that we will never find the time to make. Don’t g … read more