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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
A Paracord Love Story

A Paracord Love Story

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Nov 21st 2018

Years before I ever heard about Paracord Planet, I did something cool with paracord. I proposed to my wife. Back before we were engaged, my girlfriend a … 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
Paracord Bucket List

Paracord Bucket List

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Nov 1st 2018

Do you have a list of things that you want to do in life, but you're not sure you will ever find the time or money? How about something a little less serious—a paracordi … 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
What's Happening on Paracord Planet

What's Happening on Paracord Planet

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Oct 11th 2018

Did you know that paracord has not only been taken into space, but has been used to repair spacecraft? "Hubble Servicing Mission 2" in 1997 involved using a coupl … read more
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