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The Ashley Book of Knots

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Sep 11th 2020

The Ashley Book of Knots

For knotting enthusiasts, nothing is more sacred than the ABoK. The Ashley Book of Knots, published in 1944, contains a wealth of knowledge about knots, their uses, and h … read more
Common Misconceptions About Paracord

Common Misconceptions About Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Mar 13th 2020

With paracord, there seems to be a lot of misinformation. There are preppers that will tell you the only passable paracord is mil-spec. Old paracord blog posts will te … read more
7 Knots Everyone Should Know

7 Knots Everyone Should Know

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Feb 27th 2020

The subject of Knot tying often sounds intimidating. Many assume this mysterious skill is pretty outdated and nerdy. But that really couldn't be furthe … read more
Which Paracord Jig Should You Buy?

Which Paracord Jig Should You Buy?

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Feb 20th 2020

So, you've decided you need a paracord bracelet jig. You want to increase your speed while keeping a high level of quality. If you operate a custom paracord business, or … read more
Why "Type 1" Is the Most Useful Paracord

Why "Type 1" Is the Most Useful Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jan 31st 2020

Of all the sizes of paracord, 550 often steals the show. It's wide enough to be strong, yet narrow enough to be flexible. But there are other sizes of paracord ou … read more
Can Paracord Really Save Your Life?

Can Paracord Really Save Your Life?

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jan 16th 2020

Paracord can save your life. This statement has been misunderstood by so many people. The same people that would never be caught without their paracord bracelet … read more
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
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