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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
Paracord Strength, Sizes, and Types

Paracord Strength, Sizes, and Types

Posted by Luke on Jul 12th 2018

Are you confused by all the numbers and terms that people use in reference to paracord? Type III, #750, mil-spec, breaking strength, tensile strength, para-max, 550 lbs, Mil-C-5040, et … 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
Where To Buy Paracord

Where To Buy Paracord

Posted by Luke on Jun 28th 2018

Is this your first time buying paracord? Maybe you've seen the survival rope popular movies like Mad Max, or you've heard about it from your friends and want to start putting together brac … read more
Make Your Own Bungee Cords

Make Your Own Bungee Cords

Posted by Luke on Jun 21st 2018

So you've been looking for how to make your own bungee cords. Maybe you need a custom length or want something sturdier than the cheap ones you find at the hardware store. Or maybe you w … read more
Knot Interested: Going Loopy

Knot Interested: Going Loopy

Posted by Luke on Jun 7th 2018

Welcome to part 2 of our basic knot tying guide. In the first installment we covered some basic terminology used in the world of knotting. Now, in Part 2, we are coving the first of th … read more
Father's Day: Ideas for Dad

Father's Day: Ideas for Dad

Posted by Lauri on Jun 4th 2018

Do you know when Father's Day is this year? JUNE 17! That's coming up quick which makes this the right time to start thinking about what to get the father-figure in your life. In the paracord … read more
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