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How to Get Chosen for the Monday Medley

How to Get Chosen for the Monday Medley

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jan 10th 2020

If you follow us on Facebook, you probably see a couple posts each week talking about the "Monday Medley". We love getting pictures from our customers and fans. Monday Medley … 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
What Tools Do I Need for Paracord Crafting?

What Tools Do I Need for Paracord Crafting?

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Nov 15th 2019

When starting any hobby, it can be difficult to decide whether or not to rush out and buy the best quality tools right away. This is a dilemma for many beginner paracord … read more
Buckles vs. Shackles

Buckles vs. Shackles

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Nov 7th 2019

The biggest debate among our customers is whether or not to buy mil-spec paracord. Probably the second biggest debate is whether to use a plastic buckle or a metal … read more
Why You Should Start Paracord Crafting

Why You Should Start Paracord Crafting

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Oct 4th 2019

Of all the hobbies out there, why choose paracord crafting? We're glad you asked. It's Easy to Start I cannot think of another hobby with such low startup … read more
Things to Do with Neon and Glow Paracord

Things to Do with Neon and Glow Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Sep 12th 2019

Photo and Net by TreeNet Willy A couple of items we don't often post about are our neon and glow-in-the-dark paracord colors. While these varieties are not well suited for m … read more
How to Store Paracord

How to Store Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Aug 23rd 2019

One of the most frustrating tasks as a paracord crafter is trying to untangle hundreds of feet of paracord. Just about everyone would rather be making something out of p … 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
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