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Which Fid?

Which Fid?

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jul 11th 2019

What Is a Fid? When I first started crafting with paracord, I had no idea what a paracord fid was. For those of you who find yourself in the same boat as I was, the c … read more
Why Are There So Many Paracord Sizes?

Why Are There So Many Paracord Sizes?

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jul 3rd 2019

In case you didn't know, there's more to paracord than just 550 cord. We currently sell over 15 varieties of paracord, all with different diameters, strengths, and primary … read more
Down and Dirty Paracord Fixes

Down and Dirty Paracord Fixes

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jun 27th 2019

Paracord can be made into many beautiful things. Complex bracelet weaves, horse halters, figurines, and even home decorations, but that doesn't mean every paracord creat … read more
Why You Suck at Making Paracord Bracelets

Why You Suck at Making Paracord Bracelets

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jun 13th 2019

Today's blog is the opposite of a pep talk. Today we're talking about why your paracord bracelets are. . . less than perfect. But the goal is not to bring you d … read more
How to Finish Paracord Ends

How to Finish Paracord Ends

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on May 30th 2019

One question we hear a lot is: "How do I finish off paracord ends?" So whether you are a complete newbie to paracord crafting or just looking at ways to improve your ski … read more
Paracord and Rope in Any Hobby

Paracord and Rope in Any Hobby

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on May 10th 2019

Rope. The most basic tool, thought to have been around for nearly 20,000 years, is still just as useful today as ever. While the everyday man doesn't use rope in … read more
Real Paracord Stories

Real Paracord Stories

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Apr 18th 2019

Do people really use their paracord survival bracelets, or are they only worn by hiker and military wannabes? That's a fair question. It's surprisingly hard to find g … read more
Monkey Fist Ideas

Monkey Fist Ideas

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Apr 4th 2019

If you read our Mastering Monkey Fists post, you are probably looking for ways to use your newfound knot knowledge. —or not. Maybe you're content with just keeping … read more
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